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Geraldine F. (Fest) Evans, 97, formerly of South Park, Pa., died Oct. 15, 2017, at Jameson Care Center, New Castle.
Born Feb. 7, 1920, she was a daughter of August and Elizabeth Fest. She married Walter S. Evans in August 1943. He preceded her in death.
She was a 1942 graduate of Carnegie Tech and earned a bachelors degree in Home Economics. She worked as a home demonstrator of appliances and was an accomplished seamstress. She crafted vestments for priests and at age 80 made her granddaughter's wedding gown.
She is survived by her son, David (Jan) of New Castle: her daughter-in-law, Terri Evans in Naples, Fla.; four grandchildren, Heather (Chad) Krehlik of Latrobe, Michael (Winona) Evans of Madison, Wis., Jason (Joy) Evans of Cornelius, N.C., and Matthew (Lauren) Evans of Mars, Pa.; seven great-grandchildren, Maya Darlene and Ava Grace Krehlik, Grace Abigail Evans, Aiden Michael and Sophie Grace Evans, and Elizabeth Josephine and Olivia Geraldine Evans; nine nieces and nephews; and her god-daughter, Betty Cerceo.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Rita Whitaker, and her son, Scott A. Evans.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at St. Joan of Arc Parish, South Park, with Father Pribonik officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be left at www.jeffersonmemorial.biz.
Published on October 18, 2017
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