Evelyn A. Makara

James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | December 04, 2019

Evelyn A. Makara, 92, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019.  She was born October 31, 1927 in Homestead, a daughter of the late Andrew and Anna Horkavy.  Prior to her retirement, Evelyn was a registered nurse and a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Makara; daughter, Cynthia Stevens; sisters, Lillian Dillabaugh and Irene Ingham.  She is survived by her sons, Robert Makara and his wife, Elizabeth, Richard Makara and his wife, Susan, Ronald Makara and Raymond Makara; daughter, Ellen Woomer; son-in-law, Frank Stevens; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.  Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.  Interment to follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Originally published December 04, 2019.

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