Mary LaVerne Evans

Mary LaVerne Evans
Mary LaVerne Evans, 85, of Palmer Township, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Sunday, December 16, 2012 in Kirkland Village. Born April 2, 1927 in Scranton, she was a daughter of the late Harry E. and Ruth (Moses) Jones. Her husband, Ralph Evans, died in 1980. She formerly worked at the Clover Store in the Palmer Mall and the Inn-Trigue restaurant, Palmer Township. She was a graduate of Moosic High School and served on the Womens Board of Easton Hospital. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Wilson Borough and the Deborah Circle. She was also a member of the Easton Bowling Mothers, the URW Club, and several book clubs. LaVerne was an accomplished watercolorist and painted regularly with a group in Stockertown. Survivors: A son, Ralph Evans of Wilson Borough; three daughters, Gwenn Wells of Bethlehem, Beth Valocchi of Downingtown, and Wendy Totani of Bethlehem Township; three brothers, David, Robert, and Russell Jones; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Two sisters, Beth Hubbs and Jane Jones, died earlier. Services: A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 28 in Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2115 Washington Blvd., Wilson Borough. The Ashton Funeral Home, Easton is handling the arrangements. Offer online condolences at www.ashtonfuneralhome.com. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, it was LaVernes wish that you remember her with acts of kindness to others in her memory.

Funeral Home

ASHTON FUNERAL HOME - EASTON
1337 NORTHAMPTON ST Easton, PA 18042-4021
610-253-4678

Published in Morning Call on Dec. 18, 2012