Evelyn F. Straba
Evelyn F. Staba AGE: 93 • Washington, DC Evelyn F. Staba, devoted mother of Judith Orvos (husband Paul) died at home in Washington, DC on October 2, 2016. Born on July 15, 1923 in Newark, NJ, Evelyn resided in New Jersey until moving to Washington in 2008. A graduate of The Presbyterian School of Nursing in Newark, NJ, Evelyn served in the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps. She was employed as a registered nurse at Newark Presbyterian Hospital, The Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company of Newark, NJ, and St. Catherine of Siena Convent in Caldwell, NJ. Mrs. Staba was predeceased by her husband, John. In addition to her daughter and son-in-law, she is survived by many members of her extended family. A wake for her will be held on Friday, October 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. at McCracken Funeral Home 1500 Morris Avenue Union, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 22 at Holy Spirit R.C. Church 971 Suburban Road Union, NJ, with interment to follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Bloomfield, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to The John A. Staba Endowed Fellowship Fund at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ ( https://advancement.shu.edu/give/give-online ); the Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell, NJ ( http://caldwellop.org/giving/ ); or the American Macular Degeneration Foundation ( https://www.macular.org/how-donate ).
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