David Allen Evans

David Allen Evans, 16, of Hanover Township passed away Friday, April 11, 2014.

He was born in Wilkes-Barre on June 18, 1997, a son of David and Dawn Loftus Evans of Hanover Township.

David was a Junior student at Holy Redeemer High School in Wilkes-Barre, where he played football.

David was a well-liked and friendly boy with a big heart. He spent most of his time with friends enjoying music. David aspired to be a writer and would spend countless hours practicing.

He was a member of the Wyoming Valley Presbyterian Church, Wilkes-Barre.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Kathleen Evans.

In addition to his parents, David is survived by his sister, Morgan Evans; faithful Golden Retriever, Goldie; maternal grandparents, Donald and Judith Loftus; paternal grandfather, David R. Evans; uncle and aunt, Timothy and Heather Lavelle; aunt and godmother, Kathleen Evans; cousin, T.J. Lavelle; godmother, Carol Keup; and numerous great-aunts, uncles and second cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Nicholas Church, 226 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. The Rev. Joseph P. Elston, chaplain of Holy Redeemer High School will officiate.

Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday in St. Nicholas Church, 226 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre.

David's family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his memory to the Scholarship Fund at Holy Redeemer High School, 159 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting David's obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.

Funeral arrangements are by Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre.

Funeral Home

Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home
89 Park Ave Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 825-3138

Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 12, 2014