Patricia A. Evangeliste
Patricia A. (Cready) Evangeliste, 90, of Jeannette, passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, in the Forbes Hospice, West Penn Hospital. She was born Oct. 13, 1925, in Jeannette, a daughter of the late Jacob and Emma Cready and beloved wife of the late Daniel P. Evangeliste. Patricia was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church, a 30-year member of the Greensburg YMCA and a longtime volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul Society Thrift Store. She will be remembered as an avid reader and lover of the arts, as well as cherished mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. In addition to her parents and husband, Patricia was predeceased by her siblings, Eileen McHenry, Mary Cready, Richard Cready and Betty Nesbitt. Patricia is survived by her twin sister, Frances E. Soles; as well as her five children; Mark D. Evangeliste, of Jeannette, Matthew J. Evangeliste and wife, Racharintr, of Jones Mills, John Paul Evangeliste and wife, Elizabeth Carbone, of Jeannette, Ellen E. Evangeliste and wife, Sara Sarasohn, of Berkeley, Calif., and Mary F. Evangeliste, of Tucson, Ariz.; grandchildren, Amelia Szumetz and husband, Stephen, Megan Evangeliste and husband, Lee Hintenlang, Abigail and Madeline Evangeliste, Emma Roka and husband, Charles, and Helen Evangeliste, Jacob and Ruth Evangeliste Sarasohn; great-grandchildren, Amelia, Emery and Aria Szumetz and Gabriel Love and Charles L. Roka III; niece, Cathleen Timko; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in the JOHN V. GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME INC., 228 North 2nd St., Jeannette. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Sacred Heart Church, with Father Paul A. Lisik as celebrant. Everyone is asked to please go directly to the church. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Hempfield Township. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to WQED PBS, Public Television, 4802 5th Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213. www.wqed.org .
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