DAYTON - Evelyn Vagedes, 88, of Dayton, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. She was born in Covington on Dec. 15, 1924, to Charles and Ethel (Bard) Scarbury. Evelyn was a graduate of both Piqua Central High School and the Springfield City Nursing School. She was a member of Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church and worked for the Marinist Mission in Dayton and the Berry Mailing Service. Preceded in death by her husband, Louis Vagedes; daughter, Cathy Stough; sons, Steven & Fred Vagedes; sister, Bertha Irwin; great grandson, Logan. Survived by her daughter, Gail Kessler (Jerry); sons, Kenneth, Daniel (Karen) & Bruce Vagedes; 9 grandchildren, Kensey Love, Tammy Stough, Ben Kessler, Regan Smith, Jessica Vagedes, Aaron Vagedes, Shenna Shultz, Josh Vagedes and Caitlin Vagedes; 8 great grandchildren, Sylus, Kailey, Katherine, Aubry, Lucy, Cecilia, Alexander and Brayden; many other relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Queen of Martyrs Church, 4144 Cedar Ridge Rd., Dayton, with Father Joshua Otusafo, celebrant. Interment Forest Hills Cemetery in Piqua. The family will receive friends 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the George C. Martin Funeral Home, "Northridge Chapel," 5040 Frederick Pike at Needmore Road with additional visitation one half hour prior to Mass Wednesday at the church. Condolences can be shared at www.georgecmartinfuneralhome.com