Evelyn June Crist, 89, passed away November 12, 2012. She was born April 8, 1923, in Chambersburg, to Arthur L. and Evelyn R. (Mowen) Miner. Evelyn worked at various jobs throughout her life including the Chambersburg Woolen Mill, Corpus Christi School Cafeteria, and Sears Catalog Department. She was married to Gerald A. Crist on December 5, 1942. Evelyn was a loving, caring and devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed playing bingo, knitting, crocheting, spending her winters camping in Florida and trips to Charlestown Casino. Evelyn is survived by three sons, Gerald A. (husband of Yvonne) Crist Jr., Stephen L. Crist, and Patric D. (husband of Carole) Crist, six grandchildren: Yvette (wife of Michael) Brown, Annissa (wife of Chris) Covalt, Patric C. Crist, Michael (husband of Jessica) Crist, Daniel (husband of Alison) and Bryan Crist, six great grandchildren: Katelyn and Kyle Brown, Tucker Covalt, Ryland, Kelton, and Emalyn Crist and a brother Terry (husband of Janet) Miner of Las Vegas, NV. She was preceded in death by her husband and two brothers: Arthur Gene Miner and Paul Miner. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 16, 2012 at 2 p.m. A viewing will be held Thursday November 15, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be held at Lincoln Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations made to the Menno Haven Benevolent Fund 2075 Scotland Ave. Chambersburg, PA 17201. The family extends a special thanks to the Nursing Staff at Menno Haven. Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 725 Norland Ave, Chambersburg, will be handling the arrangements.
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Published in Public Opinion on Nov. 14, 2012