- June 11, 1926 - March 12, 2012
- Washington, New Jersey
of William's Passing
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“As a child, there was rarely a day that Jeff and I did not play at each other's houses or more often than not outside in the A-Frame behind the Evans...Read More »
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“What a wonderful man. He was such an asset to St. Thomas. He will be forever missed.
2 of 5 | Posted by: Ginny Bohl Gage - Sewell, NJ
“Dear Jason and Rachel, We send our sympathies to you upon the loss of Jason's Dad. May you find peace in the memories of happier times. love, Janet...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Janet Hobbs - Cambridge, MA
“Rachel , Jason , Lydia and connor Deepest sympathy on the death of your father. What a handsome man he was! Love from Anne and family, Ireland
4 of 5 | Posted by: Anne Herron - Newcastle
“Jason & Rachel, Our love to you and your family. I hope you find strength in each other and in the memories of your father. (What a handsome...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: kelle shugrue - somerville, MA
William Lewis Evans, on March 12, 2012, of Washington Twp. Age 85. Beloved husband of Helene (nee Donn). Devoted father of Jason W. (Rachel) and Jeffrey C. (Eunhee). Loving grandfather of Lydia, Connor, June and William. After graduating from Wyoming Seminary, William served in the 11th Airborne Division in WW2 from 1944 to 1946 in the Philippines and Japan. After the war, he studied Chemistry first at Wilkes University and then at Penn State where he earned his PhD in Organic Chemistry in 1957. He worked at Dupont in Deepwater, New Jersey for over 30 years in the areas of explosives, dyes, fibers, and intermediates. His patents and publications in the field of organic chemistry are numerous. Outside of work, he enjoyed photography, flying, and was a member of the St. Thomas Church vestry for four decades. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing Saturday 10:00-11:00 am at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 212 North Main St., Glassboro, NJ 08028. Funeral service 11:15 am. Interment St. Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in William's memory may be made to St. Thomas Episcopal Church Building Fund at the above address. Arrangements are under the care of the Egizi Funeral Home, Washington Twp. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.egizifuneral.com "A Life Well Lived Is Worth Remembering"