John J. Evans, 92, of West Mifflin, fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday, September 21, 2019, in UPMC Mercy, Pittsburgh. Born on November 1, 1926, in Samudovce, Slovakia, he was the son of the Late John and Elizabeth (Andrejo) Evans. Mr. Evans was a faithful member of SS Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne, where he served as Cantor from 1972 until 2014. He also was a member of the Byzantine Catholic Archieparchial Choir of Pittsburgh, a retired Design Draftsman for the former U.S. Steel Corporation, Homestead Works, and a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army. beloved husband of the Late Helen Mihalov Evans, he is survived by his loving children Daniel J. Evans (Elaine), Pamela A. Donkin (Wayne) and Patricia M. Weidman (Dennis); eight Grandchildren, Jennifer M. Magee (Shawn), Gregory D. Evans (Sarah), Nicholas J. Evans, Amy Cinci (Chris), Kimberly Donkin, Adam Churchill, Jeremy Churchill (Kelly), and Tyler Churchill; and four Great Grandchildren, Emma Kate Magee, Anna Magee, Theodore Evans, and Carter Cinci.
Family and friends will be received from 6-8pm on Monday, September 23, 2019, and from 3-8pm on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home, Inc., Richford and Commonwealth Avenue, Duquesne. A Blessing in the Memorial Home on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 9:15am will be followed by Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10am in SS Peter & Paul Church with Rev. Alex Wroblicky as Celebrant. Burial with Military Honors will follow in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, West Mifflin. Family suggest Memorial Contributions in Honor if Cantor John Evans, be made to SS Peter Paul Church, Duquesne.
Originally published September 21, 2019.