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1950 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Of Turtle Creek, age 68, died on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. David was born in February of 1950. He was the son of Nicholas and Dorothy (Sudia) Evancho. His parents raised him in their family house on Maple Ave. in Turtle Creek. As David grew older he developed a love for his carpentry. He did his own contracting work building houses and renovating homes early in his career. He later got a degree in teaching and became an elementary school teacher in Guatemala and North Carolina. After his career change, David transitioned his love for woodworking into a hobby and built numerous things including furniture for his home and family. David's greatest hobby was caring for his family. He was the loving father of Lauren (Matthew) Evancho; cherished brother of Thomas (Shannon) Evancho, Janet Evancho, Kathleen (Peter) Chmelir, and Christina (Kurt) Zander. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. David also enjoyed watching and playing golf, cooking, feeding his "sweet tooth", and watching movies. There will be no visitation for David. His funeral arrangements have been entrusted to PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC., 700 Linden Ave. at Cable, East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800.
Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on May 15, 2018
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