Evelyn Douglas – Aliquippa (Raccoon Township)
Born August 13, 1929, in Clendenin, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Walter and Anna (Welch) Hunt. A homemaker, she was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Monaca, a retired licensed practical nurse, a member of the Appalachian Folk Music Club and had a great love of music, poetry and crafts, especially crocheting.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 64 years, Hartsel Dale Douglas, on August 31, 2011, and one sister and three brothers.
Surviving are her children and their spouses, Patty and Joe LeCerf, Raccoon Twp.; Vicki and Bill Brooks, Florida; Steven W. Douglas Sr., Beaver, and the late Billie Dale Douglas. Also surviving are a brother and sister-in-law, Harvey and Carolyn Hunt, West Alexander, Pa.; a sister, Arabelle and her late husband, Ted Butcher, West Virginia; three sisters-in-law, Katie Miller, LaVern Pence and Margaret Douglas; beloved grandmother of eight, Jim and (Jodie) Johnston, the late Joe Johnston, Joe and Don LeCerf, Matthew and (Brandy) Brooks, Michael Brooks, Steven Douglas Jr., Carrie and (John) Teapole; great-grandmother of 14, Lauren and (Bill) Presto, Rachel and (Kent) McCusker, and Caleb Johnston; Courtney and Caitlin Walker, Emily and Christian Douglas, Ethan and Christopher Brooks, Trevor Teapole, Tim, Dylan, Kylie and Jacob LeCerf; great-great-grandmother of five, Rylie, Abbie, Vickie, Avah and the late Brayden. Evelyn was going to be the great-great-grandmother of a baby girl due in March and a baby boy due in May. Also surviving are many special nieces and nephews and loving friends.
Family and friends are welcome to attend her memorial visitation on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine St., Hookstown, PA 15050, from 1 p.m. until service time at 3 p.m. The Rev. Richard Grassel of the Conway Alliance Church will officiate. She will be laid to rest alongside her late husband in Union Cemetery, Monaca.
Memorials in her name, if desired, can be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice Group, Beaver.
The family extends their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Beaver Valley Health and Rehab Center and the folks at Good Samaritan Hospice, Beaver, for all the love, care and compassion extended to them and their beloved mother.