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The Life of Rose Louise Evans

ROSE LOUISE EVANS NEW MIDDLETOWN - Rose Louise Evans, 90, died on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Health Center. She was born April 23, 1925, in Point Marion, Pa., daughter of the late, Lucien and Ruth Dunfee Smith. She was employed as a salesperson for Hills Department Store for 26 years, retiring in 1987.

Rose was a member of the Margaret Wynn Memorial Baptist Church, where she served as Sunday School secretary for 30 years. She worked one day a week at the library, at Springfield Local Schools for many years. Rose enjoyed gardening and cooking and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She leaves her son, Ron (Nancy) Evans of Austintown; three grandchildren, Scott (Tara) Evans of Austintown, Gary (Jen) Evans of Austintown, and Amy (Eric) Diefenderfer of Canfield; and eight great-grandchildren, Jordan, Tyler, Brady, Anna and Madison Evans and Evan, Ashlyn and Jakob Diefenderfer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Evans, who passed away on June 17, 2001; and her sisters, Patricia Sutton and Betty Hudson. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home, 270 N. Main St., Poland, with Pastor Barry Knaub officiating.
Interment will follow at Greenhaven Memorial Gardens. Friends will be received Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and prior to the service on Thursday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Margaret Wynn Memorial Baptist Church, 56 Water St., Poland, OH 44514

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