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Caroline Cecelia Trexel Evans

April 29, 1936 — October 8, 2023

Monongahela

Caroline Cecelia Trexel Evans

 

Caroline Cecelia Trexel Evans, 87 was living at Mon Valley Care Center in Monongahela and went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 8, 2023. She was born on April 29, 1936 in Eldora, PA the daughter of the late Charles and Helen (Behanna) Trexel who passed away shortly after giving birth and she was raised by her grandmother, Caroline Fine Behanna.

 

She graduated from West Newton High School with the class of 1955. She then married her late husband of 55 years, Clyde G. Evans, who passed away October 9, 2010.

  

In 1973, they moved from West Newton to the Warminister Area where she worked in the Dietary Department of the William Tenet Elementary School for two years. After moving to New Hope, PA she worked in the Holy Redeemer Hospital's Central Service Sterilization Area for fifteen years before retiring. She then retired with her husband to their dream home in Clarington, PA near Cook Forest.

 

She is survived by a daughter, Rebecca (Evans) Ritchie of Jefferson Estates, PA; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Clyde G. Evans of New Hope, PA and Charles Timothy (Cathy) Evans of Morrisville, PA; eleven grandchildren, Barry (Jennifer) Ritchie, Brian Ritchie, Christopher (Jennifer) Ritchie, Heather (Steve) Fitzgibbons, Christopher Evans, Christina (Andrey) Orshansky and Elisabeth Melendez; fourteen great-grandchildren, Alyssa (fiance Tyler Speer), Trevor (fiance Kalee Sivic), Tyler, Jacob, Noah, Emilee and Luca Bella Ritchie, Dustin and Carly Fitzgibbons, Alex and Riley Yerkes, Viktor Orshansky, David Sherwin and Parker Rae Blank; along with several nieces and nephews.

 

Besides her parents Charles and Helen Trexel and her husband Clyde, she was also preceded in death by her daughter, Nancy Helen (Evans) Ferraton; two brothers, Richard and Ronald Trexel; a sister, Lorraine (Trexel) Evans; a step mother, Virginia (Smith) Trexel; a daughter-in-law, Maryann (Tautkaushin) Evans; and a son-in-law, Barry W. Ritchie.

 

Friends will be received on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) www.jamesstumpfuneralhome.com where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at with Elder Thomas Hamer officiating.  Interment will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park.

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