"Polly" Evans, 88, a resident at Twining Village Retirement Community,
Holland, PA, died Saturday, October 20, 2007. Born in Wilkes Barre,
PA, she was the daughter of Thomas Arthur Merrill and Elizabeth Dudley
Mrs. Evans was a
1937 graduate of Kingston High School and worked in the keypunch section of
the Social Security Administration in Wilkes Barre, PA for a number of
years. She resided in Kingston, PA for nearly thirty years and for sixty
summers at Harveys Lake PA
She was a member
of the Wilkes Barre Cambrian Club and the Westmoor Church of Christ. She
moved to Levittown, PA and worked for the Bristol Township Schools and
Carter-Wallace for twenty five years during which time she was a member of
the First Christian Church of Levittown. She and her husband retired to
Clearwater Florida in 1982 where she was a member of First Christian Church
of Clearwater, FL. After her husbandís death she became a resident of
Twining Village Retirement Community in Holland PA.
Mrs. Evans was
preceded in death in November 2000 by her husband of 63 years, William V.
"Cope" Evans, and earlier by her brothers Fredrick and Sterling Merrill.
Surviving are her
sons, William V. Jr. of Harveys Lake, PA and Thomas M. of Wrightstown, PA
along with five grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.
arrangements are under the direction of the
Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville, PA. . Interment will be with her late husband in
Bay Pines National Cemetery, St. Petersburg, FL Memorial contributions may
be made to the Alzheimerís Foundation or to a charity of the donor's choice.