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Evelyn Bevan Munch

Evelyn Bevan Munch, 92, of Wilkes-Barre died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Riverstreet Manor.

Born June 8, 1920 in Dunn, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Edmond and Girtha Bass Baggett.

A 1960 graduate of Wilkes-Barre city schools practical nursing program, Evelyn completed her training and certification as a licensed practical nurse.

Evelyn practiced at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and as a visiting and private duty nurse through a career that spanned nearly 30 years before retiring.

Evelyn enjoyed traveling and had a fondness for hats and shoes.

Her husband, Irvin Munch, died Nov. 25, 1988. A grandson, Chad David Holvey, great-granddaughter, Emma Holloway, and brothers, Norman, Lewis, Henry and Edward Baggett also preceded her in death.

Evelyn's entire family is grateful to the staff of Riverstreet Manor for the compassionate care extended to her.

She will be greatly missed by her children, Janice Lee Schramm, Wilkes-Barre; David R. Bevan, Fairless Hills; Keith F. Bevan, San Francisco; and Juanita J. Holvey, Nuangola; grandchildren, Paul Schramm, Susan Holloway, Heidi Eck, Christine King, Dwayne Bevan and Amy Lee Holvey; great-grandchildren, Emily and Eric Schramm, Raymond and Lynsey Holloway, Christopher and Erica Eck, Christian and Rian King, and Kyle, Alexander, Laura and Sarah Bevan; and other family and friends.

A celebration of Evelyn's Life will be led by the Rev. Don Hartshorne, pastor, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at McLaughlin's – The Family Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in Roberts Grove Free Will Baptist Cemetery in Dunn, N.C.

Visitation will be held at McLaughlin's beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorial donations are preferred and may be made to the , 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 18701.

Permanent messages and memories can be shared with Evelyn's family at www.celebrateherlife.com.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 25, 2013
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