Frank H. Evans
1947 - 2021
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Frank H. Evans

Newberry Twp. - Frank H. Evans, age 73, of Newberry Township, Etters, died at 4:31 AM Sunday, January 10, 2021 at UPMC-Harrisburg. He was the husband of Edna J. (Welliver) Evans.

Born May 31, 1947 in Clearfield, a son of the late James and Loretta (Dunlap) Evans, he was a US Navy Veteran who served during the Vietnam War and was retired from Harley Davidson. He was a lifetime member of Newberry Township Fire Department, where he was the Fire Police Captain, York County Fire Police Association, and served as the Fire Police Lieutenant of Strinestown Community Fire Department for ten years. He was also a member of Vibrant Christian Church.

In addition to his wife of 48 years, he is survived by a son, Frank H. Evans, Jr., and his fiancé Christina Laboy; a daughter, Kimberly J. Steffenhagen, and her husband Keith, of Boyertown; two grandchildren, Kristina and Kristian Steffenhagen; a brother, Donald Evans; and a sister, Janet Sweitzer. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Theresa M. Evans; a brother, James "Pork" Evans; and two sisters, Mary Doll and Martha Miller. The family would like to give a very special thanks to Louise Tremblay.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 AM Friday, January 15, 2021 at The Semmel Chapel of Workinger Semmel Funeral Homes and Cremation, 849 East Market Street, York. Viewing will be 9-10:00 AM. Burial will be in Mount Rose Cemetery with military honors presented by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. The service will be live streamed at

Memorial contributions may be made to Strinestown Community Fire Company, 5690 Susquehanna Trail, Manchester, PA 17345.

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Published in York Daily Record from Jan. 12 to Jan. 15, 2021.
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January 13, 2021
Our deepest condolences to Edna and her family. We will pray you find peace and comfort in his word.
Lindsay and Jeanne Depew
January 13, 2021
When I use to run with the local fire companies i got to work a few calls with Frank. He was a very down to earth humble guy. You was having a bad day just seeing Frank would make it all better. He will be missed. Thought and prayera go out to his family and his fire dept family
January 12, 2021
Edna and family, so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. Frank was the best Fire Police Captain there ever was. He taught me how to be a good Fire Police Lt. He had an awesome sense of humor and always had people laughing. Sending prayers to help you through your loss. RIP Frank.
Melissa Harbold - Duerr
January 12, 2021
Dear Edna & family,
So very sorry to hear of the passing of Frank. I will always remember how proud he was of his Harley.
Had many funny conversations with him at bingo night at
NTFD. You are in our prayers and our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. Sending hugs your way.

Love always,
Gary & Tracy Welsh
Tracy Welsh
January 12, 2021
Edna and Family, so sorry to hear this news. God Bless and we hope you find comfort in all your happy memories. That rainbow bridge will be full and I’m sure my Scottish Terriers (Seamus and Luey) that you groomed will be there to meet and welcome your hubby.
Jo Ann Kimmick
January 12, 2021
A great man never hesitating to help others god got a good man here . Prayers to family
Jason Redfoot
January 12, 2021
Aunt Edna, Kimmy, Butchy & family, I am so sorry about Uncle Butch's passing. I know I will miss his silliness and good humor. He was one of a kind. Love you all, Jeannie, Steve & Skyler
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