March 6, 2014
Evelyn M. Koons, 83, of 1454 W. Maple St., Valley View, passed away Thursday at her residence.
She was born Jan. 20, 1931, in Spring Glen, a daughter of the late Leo and Edna Michael Moyer.
She was a presser in area garment factories prior to her retirement.
She was a member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Valley View.
Her husband, Ceylon G. Koons, passed away in 1992. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Roger Moyer; and sister, Marie Klinger.
Surviving are a daughter, Faye D. Koons, Valley View; grandson, Joseph J. Koons, Valley View; her beloved dog, Abby; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Valley View, with the Rev. Duane Bardo officiating. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be in St. Andrew's Cemetery, Valley View. Memorial contributions can be made to Hillside SPCA, P. O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901. Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com