CHESHIRE - Lynn Evenson Carney, 53, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of Steven Carney.
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Lynn was born Aug. 15, 1959, in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of Lillian Boughner and Irvin Evenson. She was a retired mortgage professional from Webster Bank in New Britain. Graduated from Lone Oak High School, class of 1977; attended Murray State University and graduated from Golden Gate University of San Francisco class of 1994 where she studied political science and prelaw. Lynn was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Mikkel Evenson; and sister, Virginia Summers.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her sisters, Wanda ( Dick ) McKinney, of Knox, Pa., Rene Evenson, of Fort Collins, Colo., Shirley Sikora, of Canfield, Ohio, Ruth Holmes of Boaz, Ky., and Krista ( Mike ) Roman, of Paducah, Ky.; her brother and sister-in-law, Douglas and Nancy Carney, of Cheshire; and numerous nieces and nephews. Lynn loved gardening and her precious dogs, Cee Cee and Hero. Although she suffered her last years with cancer she found comfort in the love of her family and friends she made along her life's journey. The Lord has need for another "angel", and He has chosen a good one. She will be missed by many.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb 2, at 11 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 520 Paddock Ave., Meriden. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Belmont Cemetery in Youngstown, OH and there are no calling hours. Memorial contributions in Lynn's name can be made to St. John's Lutheran Church 520 Paddock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450. The Alderson Funeral Home of Cheshire is assisting with arrangements. For online condolences, to light a candle or share a story, please visit
Alderson Funeral Homes, Inc.
615 South Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
Published in The Record-Journal on Jan. 30, 2013