Michael A. Evans, 34, of Hughestown, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday at the Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia.
Born in Kingston, he was the son of Arthur W. and Kathy Benson Evans, West Pittston. Michael was a 1997 graduate of Wyoming Area School District, Exeter, and attended Penn College, Williamsport. He was employed in the sales department at Home Depot, Wilkes-Barre.
Michael was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, William and Leona Evans; and father-in-law, William J. James.
Surviving are his wife, the former Mollie James, with whom he would have been married six years on Sept. 15; his parents, Art and Kathy Evans, West Pittston; sisters, Allison and her husband, William Pepe, West Pittston, and Jamie and her husband, Thomas Broda, West Pittston; nieces and nephews Katie, Billy and Libby Pepe and Leona and Cooper Broda, along with his many cousins and loving family members.
Most of all, Michael enjoyed being with his family and his dog Jet.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter, with services beginning at 10 a.m. with the Rev. James Stevenson, former rector of the Trinity Episcopal Church, West Pittston, officiating. Interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Hanover Township. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to TakeaBreakfromCancer.org., 620 W. Germantown Pike, Suite 250, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462.
To send the family an expression of sympathy or an online condolence, please visit www.gubbiottifh.com.
Gubbiotti Funeral Home
1030 Wyoming Ave.
Exeter, PA 18643
Published in Times Leader on Sept. 1, 2013