Evelyn L. Otto, 100, of 100 St. Francis Drive, passed away Tuesday (Sept. 13, 2016) at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.
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Born Oct. 9, 1915, in East Stroudsburg, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Sylvia Cramer Bush. She married Melvin G. Otto, who passed away April 22, 1993. They were married 60 years.
Mrs. Otto moved to the Bradford area from Concordville 35 years ago. She was a member of the Brandywine Baptist Church in Chadds Ford, a member of the Lafayette Evangelical Christian Church in Lafayette and a member of the First Baptist Church in Salamanca, N.Y.
She was a loving caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother; a devoted Christian, and was very active in her church her entire life. She was an organist, choir director, choir member, Sunday school and Bible study teacher.
Evelyn enjoyed crocheting, knitting, quilling, crafts, reading, gardening and especially spending time with her family.
She is survived by five grandchildren, Theodore Otto of Lewis Run, Frederick (Brenda) Otto of Bradford, Robert "Andrew" Otto of Philadelphia, Sandra L March of Strasburg, and Jennifer Otto of Newark, Del; 11 great-grandchildren, Jennifer, Michael, Janelle, Kristen, April, Staci, Joshua, Benjamin, Mikayla, Olivia and Malikai; 11 great-great-grandchildren, Devan, Cayla, Grant, Emma, Elle, Logan, Brycen, Jack, Deegan, Charli Mae and EmmaJane; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three sons, Robert, Freddy and Frank Otto; one sister, Marjorie; two brothers, Elwood and Don; and a granddaughter-in-law, Susan Otto.
At the family's request, there will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held at the Brandywine Baptist Cemetery, Chadds Ford, Pa., at the family's convenience.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to
; McKean County SPCA, P.O. Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701; or the Bradford Ecumenical Home, 100 St. Francis Drive, Bradford, PA 16701.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com.
Published in The Bradford Era from Sept. 16 to Sept. 23, 2016