Evelyn M. Yonelunas
Evelyn M. Yonelunas
  • May 29, 1920 - December 20, 2017
  • Syosset, New York

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YONELUNAS, Evelyn, 97, of Syosset, NY (formerly of Great Neck, NY) passed away peacefully on December 20, 2017. She was born Evelyn Marie Marro on May 29, 1920 in Port Washington, NY to Alexander and Mary Marro.

Evelyn worked at Grumman Aircraft as a riveter during WWII. She married Charles Martin Yonelunas in 1945 and moved to Great Neck, where Evelyn was a long-time member of St. Aloysius parish and the Woman's Club of Great Neck. She worked at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. They moved to Syosset in 1995, where Evelyn was a member of the Syosset Homemakers Council.

Evelyn loved spending time with her family and friends, puzzles, making crafts, and her trips to Woodloch Pines for more than 30 years.

She was predeceased in 2001 by her husband of 56 years, Charles and five siblings (Raphael Marro, Angelina Simmons, Harold Marro, Ralph Marro, and Josephine DiLeo). Evelyn is survived by her three children: Sandra J. Ruiz (Dave Ruiz), Joan M. Church (Warren Church), and Thomas C. Yonelunas (Debbi), four grandchildren: John W. Walker (Kim), David S. Yonelunas (Jackie), Brett A. Yonelunas (Jen), and Lindsay M. Church, and five great-grandchildren: Katelyn Walker, Sarah Walker, Myles, Juliet Yonelunas, and Alexa Yonelunas.

Visiting at Beney Funeral Home, 79 Berry Hill Road, Syosset, NY 11791 (corner of Church Street) on Friday, December 22, 2017, 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 PM. Funeral Service Saturday, December 23, 2017, 9:45 AM at St. Edward the Confessor R.C. Church, 205 Jackson Avenue, Syosset, NY 11791. Interment to follow at Nassau Knolls Cemetery in Port Washington, NY.