Roger E. Evans
Roger E. Evans, 76, of Hamilton, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at home with his loving family by his side.
Born in Grove City, PA, and formerly of St. Johnsbury and Sutton, Vermont, and formerly of Trenton where he spent most of his life, Roger has been a resident of Hamilton for the past 8 years.
He was a machine operator for Union Camp Corporation (now National Products Co.) in Trenton, where he retired in 2001 after more than 30 years of service.
Roger was a veteran of the United States Army stationed at Fairbanks, Alaska, while serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. Raphael’s Holy Angels Parish, the Bordentown Elks Lodge #2085, the German American Society, and a former member of the Saturday Evening Dance Club. He served on the Evergreen Pool Committee and most recent the Bingo Committee. Roger was an Eagle Scout, and he enjoyed bowling, reading, and was a history buff.
Son of the late Ernest and Blanche Horn Evans, he is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Marie (nee Schifano) Evans of Hamilton; one daughter and son-in-law, Janet Lynne and Marc Surrency of Alexandria, VA; one sister, Anne Evans of St. Johnsbury, Vermont; one brother and sister-in-law, William C. and Elaine Evans of St. Johnsbury, Vermont; two brothers-in-law, Joseph Jones and wife Josephine of Hamilton, and Salvatore Schifano of Trenton; several nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces, great nephews, and friends.
Funeral services will be Friday evening at 7:00 P.M. at the M. William Murphy Funeral Home, 1863 Hamilton Ave. in Hamilton. Visit www.murphyfh.com. Officiating the service will be Sr. Sandra Kulick, from St. Raphael’s – Holy Angel’s Church.
Calling hours will be Friday evening from 5 – 7 P.M. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Roger’s memory to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148 or to the Arch Angel Fund at St. Raphael School, 151 Gropp Ave., Hamilton, N.J. 08610.
Posted on 19 Jun 2013 by MFH