Evelyn M. Davies
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POUGHKEEPSIE - Evelyn M. Davies, 83, of Poughkeepsie passed away December 11, 2012 in Highland, NY. She was born January 11, 1929 in Baldwin, NY the daughter of Anthony J. and Susan E. Jackson. Evelyn married Charles "Doug" Davies on December 18, 1949 at Calvary Church in Baldwin, NY. He predeceased her in 1993. Evelyn attended Baldwin High School and received a B.S. from the State Teachers College at SUNY New Paltz. She was an elementary school teacher at Traver Road School in the Arlington School District for 35 years. She always enjoyed her second graders. Evelyn attended Poughkeepsie United Methodist Church, was a member Dutchess Golf & Country Club and the Clionian Society. She loved to travel, play golf and enjoyed her favorite past time of playing bridge. Evelyn is survived by her brother-in-law Maurice and his wife Nancy of Lake Sebago, Maine; a long time friend; many nieces and nephews, many great nieces and nephews and one great-great niece. Evelyn was predeceased by her brother Irving S. Jackson and sisters Marion Carman, Eleanor Brandkamp and Dorothy Jackson. Calling hours will be held on Monday, December 17, 2012 from 10:00am -12:00pm at Wm. G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. A service will be held at 12:00pm with Pastor Robert Thompson-Ghee presiding. Internment will follow at the Community Mausoleum at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice, Inc., 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. If you need directions or would like to leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com.
William G Miller & Son Funeral Home Inc
371 Hooker Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Dec. 14 to Dec. 16, 2012