Evelyn C. Littlepage
84, of Strasburg died suddenly in Peoria, Ill. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 after injuries she received from a fall. Born Feb. 17, 1928 in Dover she was a daughter of the late Howard and Clara Espenschied Stilgenbauer. Evelyn was also preceded in death by her first husband, William Pennington in 1952, one sister and three brothers. Evelyn attended Trinity Gospel Temple in Canton and was an avid baseball fan who loved to watch her Cleveland Indians. She also enjoyed baking and was known for her grape pies.
A wonderful and loving wife, mother and grandmother, Evelyn will be sadly missed by her husband, Albert Littlepage with whom she celebrated 52 years of marriage on Feb. 17, 2012; children, Alberta (Carl) Nielsen of Arizona, Marsha (Joe) Hudson of Arizona, Lance Pennington and companion, Tony Hawkins of Washington DC, Dana Littlepage and companion, Mark Sexton of Brewster and Todd (Beth) Littlepage of Canton; sisters, Geneve Boyd of New Philadelphia, Yvonne Kerch, Naomi (Ed) Menges and Janet (Dale) Liggett, all of Strasburg and Gwen (Ray) Burkhart of Zoar; nine grandchildren including, Eric Littlepage of Florida and Kristen (Don) Schrump of Strasburg; 15 great-grandchildren and many great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover with Brother Dave Lombardi officiating. Interment will be in the Ridgecrest Memory Gardens at Dover. Friends can call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Evelyn may do so by visiting the on line obituaries and flowers link on the funeral homes website. Because Evelyn was a breast cancer survivor, memorial contributions may be made to the
at 525 N. Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406.
Published in The Times Reporter on Nov. 13, 2012