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1927 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
On Wednesday, August 21, 2013, age 85, of Middlesex Twp., Valencia. Born in Homestead, PA on December 29, 1927, he was the son of the late Lavier B. and Olive R. James Evans. Jim had been the Manager of Technical Assistance for Verizon in Pittsburgh. Active in Masonic Orders for over 60 years he was a Past Master of Lodge #45 in Oakland and most recently was Past Master of John E. Mair Lodge #729, F. & A.M. in Mars. He served in the United States Navy during WW II, and had been a member of Glade Run Presbyterian Church in Cooperstown, and the Cranberry Elks. Jim enjoyed fishing and farming. Surviving are his wife, Rita Burns Evans, who he married on May 23, 1977; a daughter, Karen Evans of Saxonburg; two sons, Gregory Evans (Rebecca) of Spring Mills, PA, and James "Hap" (Andrea) Evans of Middlesex Twp.; his grandchildren, Amanda Becker (Rusty), Jenna Evans (Steve), Dylan Evans, Matthew Evans (Katherine), Rachel Evans and Kevin, Shawn and Michael Bell. He was preceded in death by his sister, Alice Andrews. Friends will be received at the McDONALD -AEBERLI FUNERAL HOME, INC., 238 Crowe Ave., Mars, PA on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Services will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will be in the mausoleum at Holy Savior Cemetery, Richland Twp., PA. Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, 134 Marwood Rd. Cabot, PA 16023 or to Hosanna Industries, 109 Rinard Lane, Rochester, PA 15074. Directions and condolences are available at:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Aug. 23, 2013
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