DAYTON - Evelyn Vagedes, 88, of Dayton, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. She was born in Covington, Ohio, on Dec. 15, 1924, to Charles and Ethel (Bard) Scarbury.
Evelyn was a graduate of both Piqua Central High School and the Springfield City Nursing School. She was a member of Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church and worked for the Marinist Mission in Dayton and the Berry Mailing Service.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Vagedes; daughter, Cathy Stough; sons, Steven and Fred Vagedes; sister, Bertha Irwin; and great-grandson, Logan.
She is survived by her daughter, Gail Kessler (Jerry); sons, Kenneth, Daniel (Karen) and Bruce Vagedes; nine grandchildren, Kensey Love, Tammy Stough, Ben Kessler, Regan Smith, Jessica Vagedes, Aaron Vagedes, Shenna Shultz, Josh Vagedes and Caitlin Vagedes; eight great-grandchildren, Sylus, Kailey, Katherine, Aubry, Lucy, Cecilia, Alexander and Brayden; and many other relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2012, at Queen of Martyrs Church, 4144 Cedar Ridge Road, Dayton, with the Rev. Fr. Joshua Otusafo as celebrant. Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery in Piqua, Ohio.
The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the George C. Martin Funeral Home, "Northridge Chapel," 5040 Frederick Pike at Needmore Road, with additional visitation one half hour prior to Mass Wednesday at the church. Condolences can be shared at www.georgecmartinfuneralhome.com