DALLAS — Marion Barbara Evans, Dallas, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas.
Marion was born in Chicago, a daughter of the late William and Marion Murray Toy, and was a graduate of the Catholic schools of New York. She was a member of Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, The Altar and Rosary Society and Choir of Gate of Heaven Church.
She was a columnist for The Sunday Independent in Wilkes Barre.
Surviving are daughters, Barbara Anne Evans, Dallas, Carol Honko and her husband, Anthony, Toledo, Ohio, Christine Moran, Nesquehoning, Jean Evans, Sweet Valley; son, Attorney Matthew W. Evans, Palermo, Maine; sister, Joanne Mallozzi, Largo, Florida; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be held 10 a.m. Friday from The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas. Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Donations may be made to Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas, PA 18612.