Obituaries

Philip B. Evans

February 23, 1934 - May 4, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: May 11, 2019

Funeral Home Anthony P Litwin Jr Funeral Homes Inc

Funeral Services will be Saturday May 11, 2019 at 11am from the Factoryville United Methodist Church, 162 College Ave, Factoryville with Pastor Harold C. Schorr officiating. Friends may call on Thursday May 9, 2019 at Anthony P. Litwin Jr, Funeral Homes, Inc. 33 Reynolds St, Factoryville from 5-8 pm. Family and friends are asked to please proceed directly to the church on Saturday; there will be an additional visitation from 10:30am to the time of the service.

Philip B. Evans Sr., 85, of Nicholson, passed away peacefully Saturday May 4, 2019 at Allied Hospice Center, Scranton. Born in Newton Ransom Feb. 23, 1934, he was the son of the late Stanley and Zeida (Winters) Evans. His wife of 57 years is the former Betty Lou Houser. Phil graduated from Newton Ransom High School and was an Army Veteran. Phil had belonged to the Waverly Sportsman’s Club and to the Endless Mountains Craft Association. He was a former member of Nicholson United Methodist Church, and a current member of the Factoryville United Methodist Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and he bowled in a league for many years. He loved all Philadelphia Sports teams, especially the Phillies. He was very passionate about his yard and his flowers, especially his marigolds. The family would like to thank Dr. Michael Kondash and staff, Traditional Home Health and Hospice, Allied Hospice, and Mr. and Mrs. Patel from the Dalton Pharmacy. He was preceded in death by several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, and his step-brothers and step-sisters. Surviving besides his wife is his son Philip Jr., his wife Debbie (Donati), and their son Ryan Evans, all of Dalton; brother David, and sister Helen Richardson, both of Newton; his special caregivers Del Houser, Dayle McElwee, and Ben Houser of Nicholson, sister-in-law Marion Houser, many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be Saturday May 11, 2019 at 11am from the Factoryville United Methodist Church, 162 College Ave, Factoryville with Pastor Harold C. Schorr officiating. Friends may call on Thursday May 9, 2019 at Anthony P. Litwin Jr, Funeral Homes, Inc. 33 Reynolds St, Factoryville from 5-8 pm. Family and friends are asked to please proceed directly to the church on Saturday; there will be an additional visitation from 10:30am to the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Factoryville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 326 Factoryville PA 18419 and the Factoryville Ambulance, P.O. Box 321 Factoryville PA 18419.

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