Frances M. Evans, 76

Frances M. Evans, 76, of North Sewickley Twp., Ellwood City passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at Vibra Hospital in Boardman, Ohio following a brief illness.

Born February 25, 1943 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Wetzel and Gladys (Stoups) Murphy.

Frances graduated from Lincoln High School and was a Notary Public from 1989 -2017. She had an amazing collection of porcelain dolls. Frances enjoyed flower gardening, especially roses. She loved time spent with family, especially with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Ralph R. Evans; two sons, Raymond Evans and George (Terry) Evans, both of Ellwood City; three daughters, Florence Evans of Cranberry Twp., Mary (Charles) Hill of Enon Valley, Arlene (Michael) Leist of Ellwood City; two brothers, Wetzel LaVerne and Ronald Murphy; 18 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Raymond LaVerne Evans in infancy and two sisters, Daisy Haines and Barbara Olinger.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday May 15 from 2-4 and 6 until the time of the funeral service at 8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Final interment will take place in Locust Grove Cemetery.

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