Margaret Dania Sorokes Evans, 94, formerly of Westline and Bradford, passed away peacefully on Thursday (July 7, 2016) at the West Marion Hospital Ocala, Fla.
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Born March 7, 1922, in Westline, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Safin Sorokes.
She attended schools in Westline, and Bradford. She was a devout communicant of the Catholic Church. Her personal devotion to her Catholic Faith prevailed through her entire life.
She was employed for many years at Speer Electronics in Bradford.
On Nov. 21, 1962, she married Lester B. Evans, who passed away Oct. 6, 2006.
After retirement in the late 1970s, she and Lester permanently relocated to Ocala, Fla., and seriously pursued their love of golf. Margaret was a superb golfer and absolutely loved the game which she continued to play until no longer physically able to do so. When not on the golf course, she enjoyed her gardening in the best kept yard in Oak Park Village where they resided.
She had been a full-time resident at Life Care of Ocala for several years prior to her passing. During those years, she was lovingly nurtured and cared for by Heidi McFadden of Ocala; a wonderful nurse and caregiver and a loyal personal friend.
She is survived by her stepdaughter, Joanne (James) Evans Hockney; stepgrandchildren, Shawn Hockney, Heather (Bruce) Hockney Allen and their children, Brooke and Justin Hockney and Hunter and Spencer Allen. Also surviving are a nephew, Gregory F. (Harriet) Sorokes and their son William and daughter Laura; as well as many other beloved descendants and their children.
In accordance with Margaret's wishes there will be a graveside service at 11 a.m. Friday in St. Bernard Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor of St. Bernard Church, officiating.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to St. Bernard Church, PO Box 2394, Bradford, or the
Local 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 July 12 to July 18, 2016