Evelyn Doris (DenBleyker) Slaymaker, 87, of Columbia Cross Roads, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Born on June 15, 1925, in Passaic, N.J., she was the daughter of Conrad and Florence (Karl) DenBleyker. Evelyn and her husband, Glenn Slaymaker, would have celebrated 63 years of marriage on Aug. 12, 2013.
Prior to her retirement, Evelyn was employed as an accountant and payroll clerk with Roman Haus. She was a member of the Bakerburg Community Church and enjoyed quilting.
Evelyn is survived by her husband, Glenn; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Cheryl Slaymaker of Newfoundland, Pa., Glenn and Edie Slaymaker of West Hebron, N.Y.; one daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Samuel Yeckley of Morrisdale; a brother, Harold DenBleyker of Pompano Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Crystal and Steve, David and Breanne, James, Glenn, David and Sarah, Daniel and Jessica, Dean and seven great-grandchildren, Dylan, Damian, Savannah, Bristol, Peyton, Lauren, Janelle. She was predeceased by a brother, John DenBleyker and a sister, Marie Hart.
Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, March 14, from noon to 1 p.m., at the Bakerburg Community Church. A Celebration of Life Service will be held immediately following calling hours at 1 p.m., at the church with Pastor Dave Dressler officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Evelyn's name to the Alzheimers' Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10001 and the Bakerburg Community Church, 197 Gray Valley Road, Mainesburg, Pa. 16932. Burial will be in the Gray Valley Cemetery, Mainesburg. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St. Mansfield, is assisting the family. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com.