Evelyn T. Curry, 98, formerly of Ashley, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Manorcare Health Services, Camp Hill. She had been residing with her son Joseph Curry and family since November of 2002.
She was born in Ashley and a graduate of Ashley High School. She retired from Sunray Drug Store to become a homemaker.
She was the daughter of the late Albert and Evelyn (Giza) Gatusky. Evelyn was an active member of St. Leo/Holy Rosary Church. She was also active in the Altar and Rosary Society, the Rosary Group, Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Cenacle and a member of St. Gabriel's Retreat Group.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Joseph B. Curry, in 1981; and brothers and sisters, Joseph, Dr. Charles, Frank, John, Sister Richard Marie, Sister Richard, both of the Bernadine Order in Reading; Nell Olshefski, Philomena and Anna Benavage.
Surviving are her sons, Joseph and his wife, Anna Marie, Camp Hill; two grandchildren, Joseph and Stephanie; Bryan and his wife, Carol Ann, Marlton, N.J. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held Tuesday at George Strish Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ashley, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. in St. Leo/Holy Rosary Church, Manhattan St., Ashley, with the Rev. Richard J. Cirba officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Leo/ Holy Rosary Church, 33 Manhattan St., Ashley, PA 18706.