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Mary Elizabeth "Mame" Evey

Died: Fri., Jan. 22, 2010

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Mary Elizabeth "Mame" Moore Evey, 93 of Bellefonte, passed away Friday, January 22, 2010 at the Mount Nittany Medical Center. She was born on June 18, 1916, in Howard the daughter of the late Claude Ryman and Nora Olivia Stitzer Moore.

On May 31, 1941, at the Howard United Methodist
Church of Christ, she married LeRoy J. "Pete" Evey, who preceded her in death on January 8, 2005.

She graduated from the Howard High School in 1934. She was named "Miss. Howard" in the early 1930''s.

She was a faithful member of St. John''s United Church of Christ of Bellefonte and also a regular attendee of St. John Lutheran Church in Bellefonte for many years.

Prior to starting a family, she worked for the Parole Board in Bellefonte and the U.S. Post Office in Howard. She made a career of raising her six children. When the youngest went off to college, she went to work in the Penn State Registrar''s Office, where she retired after 13 years.

She was a member of Eastern Star and the Bellefonte Women''s Club. She was an avid football fan of Penn State and the Pittsburgh Steelers. She loved playing bridge and was a member of several bridge clubs.

She is survived by five daughters and their husbands; Sonna and husband Tim McDevitt, Elaiine and husband Ernest Ebeling, Bonita and husband Denny Leathers, Eleanor and husband Gene Hutsky all of Bellefonte, and Cynthia and husband Joseph Nicosia of State College, one son; Jared and wife Kathy Evey of Bellefonte, 16 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren. She was affectionately known as "Nano" by all her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sisters; Jeanette Moore, who died in infancy, and Eleanor bathgate and son-in-law James B. Meyer.

She was a very loving mother and grandmother, who will be remembered for her patience, kindness, and family values. She was an inspiration to her children and grandchildren and will be greatly missed by them. He love was unconditional and she was always there for them, no matter what.

A visitation will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, January 24, 2010 at the Kader-Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main Street, Howard and 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 25, 2010 at the St. John''s United Church of Christ, 145 W. Linn St., Bellefonte.

The service will be immediately follow at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at the church with the Rev. Anne Smith officiatiing.

Burial will be at the Schencks Cemetery in Howard Twp.,

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John''s United Church of Christ, 145 W. Linn St., Bellefonte, Pa. 16823 or St. John Lutheran Church, 216 N. McAllister St., Bellefonte, Pa. 16823.

Service Details

Monday, January 25th, 2010, 10:30am, St. John's United Church Of Christ

Interment Details

Schencks Cemetery

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Wayne Allison
   Posted Sun January 24, 2010
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother and one of my mother's best friends. Mom always spoke fondly of "Mame." She was such a classy lady and always was very kind to me when our paths crossed. I am sure that she will be missed by all who were privileged to have known her.

Lorna Evey
   Posted Sun January 24, 2010
Sonna, Elaine, Bonnie, Eleanor, Cynthia and Jared, So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was a great lady. May the Lord comfort you at this difficult time and surround you with His love and peace. Sincerely, Lorna Evey

Melissa Moerschbacher Fulton
   Posted Mon January 25, 2010
Dear Bonnie & Family: While I know how deeply saddened you must be at the loss of your wonderful Mother, you can find comfort in all the rich memories you have of her. You have all been blessed to share her life for so many years. My thoughts and prayers will be with you.

Rosemary & George McClusick
   Posted Wed January 27, 2010
Dear Sonna, Tim and Family: Our deepest sympathy in the passing of your mother. She was so blessed to have lived a long a full life with a loving family surrounding her. May you always remember the happy times you had with her in your memories. Love Rosemary & George McClusick