PORT ALLEGANY - Evelyn B. Radlinski, 92, formerly of Volney Street, passed away Friday (Oct. 7, 2016) in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.
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Born May 6, 1924, in Waynesburg, Ohio, she was a daughter of Clinton R. and Clara V. Bliss MacFarland. On Oct. 26, 1944, in Bradford, she married Thomas R. Knapp, who died Dec. 2, 1991. On Oct. 9, 1993, in Port Allegany, she married Leonard F. Radlinski, who died Dec. 10, 2006.
Evelyn was a longtime resident of the area and a graduate of Port Allegany High School, Class of 1942.
Mrs. Radlinski had been a secretary for Port Allegany High School, and most recently with the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare in Allentown before her retirement.
She was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Port Allegany, where she was a former Sunday school teacher, and a current member of the Coudersport Gospel Tabernacle. Evelyn enjoyed sewing, gardening, art, and poetry, but most of all spending time with her family.
Surviving are a son, Timothy R. (Karen) Knapp of Coudersport; two daughters, Sandra K. (Michael) Mehringer of East Stroudsburg and Pamela J. (Paul) Hrabovsky of Rural Valley; three stepsons, E. William (Ronni) Radlinski of Springfield, Ill., James L. (Susan) Radlinski of Andover, Mass., and Paul L. (Lisa) Radlinski of Geneva Ill.; a stepdaughter, Judith E. (Paul) Devine of Lake Oswego, Ore.; two stepdaughter-in-laws, Sara Radlinski of Waterford, Conn., and Cathy Radlinski of Monroe, Conn.; 12 grandchildren; 14 stepgrandchildren; several great-grandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Jean Knapp Hull of Bellingham, Wash., and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; two stepsons, E. Robert Radlinski and Dr. Ronald Radlinski; and three sisters, Ruth D. Burr, Laura M. Pearson, and Eleanor Tarabori.
Friends will be received from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Coudersport Gospel Tabernacle, where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Adam Knapp and the Rev. David Minor Sr., co-officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.
Memorials can be made to the Port Area Ambulance Service or the Kai Hrabovsky Memorial Scholarship Fund @ https://cfalleghenies.org/kais-legacy.
Condolences can be made at switzerfuneralhome.com.
Switzer Funeral Home
77 Willow St
Port Allegany, PA 16743
Published in The Bradford Era from Oct. 8 to Oct. 17, 2016