|Death: ||Jul. 30, 1933|
According to Avula's sister Louise Kekenes, Avula was a fan-dancer in the clubs in the twenties.
Avula was the daughter of Malvin Scott Bowersock and Caroline Jane (Hillard) Bowersock. She was born 1907 in Punxatawney, PA. Avula married Angelo Daniel Radice in 1923. Angelo went primarily by his middle name; Daniel, and was the son of Peter Arthur Radice and Adalina (Spinelli) Radice. The young couple never had any children but did travel a lot. Information from the Ellis Island archives shows their trips to Bermuda and Africa. During the 1930 census, Angelo and Avula were living in Arlington, VA with Avula's sister Helena. Angelo worked as a bank teller. Three years later, Avula died in a car accident;
From the Washington Post; printed July 31, 1933
Capital Woman Killed as Auto Slips Off Road Mrs. Abula [sic] Radice, 26, of Veterans' Bureau Force, victim of accident - Mrs. Abula Radice, 26-year-old Veterans Bureau worker, was killed yesterday afternoon as an automobile driven by a fellow employee slipped from the highway near Ebensburg, PA., and turned over, according to Associated Press dispatches.
The driver of the car, Mrs. Imogene T. Herrell, also a Veterans' Bureau employee, was injured slightly, receiving bruises about the body.
The pair were on their way home from a visit to the parents of Mrs. Radice, Mr. and Mrs. MS Bowersock of Punxatawney, PA. The accident occurred one mile east of Edensburg.
Mrs. Radice lived at 1437 Rhode Island avenue northwest, and Mrs. Herrll lives at the Westchester Apartments, 4000 Cathedral avenue northwest.
Three sisters of Mrs. Radice live in Washington, the Misses Helene and Louise Bowersock, and Mrs. Luella Holland.
Malvin Scott Bowersock (1877 - 1965)
Caroline Jane Hilliard Bowersock (1884 - 1951)
Angelo Daniel Radice (1904 - ____)*
Avula Mae Bowersock Radice (1907 - 1933)
John G Bowersock (1919 - 2004)*
Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery
Frostburg (Jefferson County)
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Rest in peace, Beautiful Dancer|
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