Pauline S. Evancho, 95, of Jersey Shore, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021 at her home with her loving family by her side.
She was born Jan. 7, 1926 in Sandy Run, the daughter of the late John Spock and the former Elizabeth Rebar. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Evancho, on Oct. 24, 1972. They were united in marriage on May 8, 1948. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Anthony, John and Edwin; and three sisters, Mary, Agnes and Betty.
For many years, she was employed by McCormick Drayline in Avis. She was a member of the Church of Saint Luke, where she served on the Altar and Rosary Society and the church prayer chain.
Pauline was known for her coconut cakes and her lemon meringue pies. She also was a Girl Scout leader for many years.
She enjoyed many different crafts, including crocheting, rug-hooking and embroidering. Pauline was an expert at cryptograms and crosswords.
She is survived by a son, Michael J. (Janine M.) Evancho of Indianapolis, Ind.; two daughters, Susan E. (Timothy E.) Shuman of Dover, Pa., and Mary Ann Larimer of Clearfield, Pa.; grandchildren, Dan and Lorianne Shuman, Carrie Sawyer, Cathy Fagen, and Katie Hall; great-grandchildren, Tristan Shuman, Carter Sawyer, Marshall Hall and Bryson, and Gavin Fagena; sister, Martha Minsenberger of Pottstown; a brother, George Spock of Punta Gorda, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday Feb. 5, at 11 a.m. at Church of Saint Luke, 118 Kendall Ave., Jersey Shore. There will be no public visitation.
She will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Jersey Shore Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Pauline's memory may be made to the Church of Saint Luke, or pray the Rosary in the safety of your own home.
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