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Evelyn J. Gresock

Evelyn J. Gresock, 91, of Punxsutawney, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at Mahoning Riverside Manor with her family by her side. 

She was born April 18, 1933 to Anthony and Anna Rose (Bianco) Perry in Frostburg.

Evelyn was a member of St. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of America, Margaret C. Bowles Society, and the Beta Sorority. She volunteered for Community Action. Evelyn worked at Sylvania in Brookville, and both the Adrian and Punxsutawney Area Hospitals as a receptionist. She also was a reading aid for the Punxsutawney Area School District. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, painting and visiting with her family.

She is survived by four daughters and a son; Michele M. Huey (Ernest), Punxsutawney, John Andrew Gresock (Carol), Punxsutawney, Nicolette A. Boy, Pittsburgh, Regina A. Howard, Frostburg, and Beth Gresock, Pittsburgh, five grandchildren; Laura Uplinger (Justin), Mark Huey, Matthew Gresock, Daniel Gresock (Jessica), Jessica Boy, two great grandchildren; Merik and Maris Uplinger, a sister Nadine Early (Jim), Washington, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband John Gresock in 1999, a son-in-law Randy Howard, a sister, Eleanor Ferrent, and five brothers, John, Eugene, William, Leanord and Richard Perry.

Friends will be received on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the McCabe Funeral Home Inc., 114 Maple Ave., Punxsutawney, PA 15767.  A Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 AM. with Fr. Vasyl Kadar, Celebrant.

Burial will take place at St. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church Stained Glass Window Restoration Rund, 714 Sutton Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.