Charles F. Evans, Jr.

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“Hi,So sorry to hear the news of Charles' passing. He was a remarkable person.Like Nancy, I worked with. Mr. E when I was a teacher at Smith Middle...Read More »
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Charles F. Evans Jr., 94, of Glastonbury, died peacefully on June 2, 2021 at Hartford Hospital. He was born in Buffalo, NY on April 7, 1927, son of the late Charles Evans and Jeanette (Horton) Evans, and grew up in Elmira, NY. During World War II, during his last year of high school, Charles joined the Navy. After his service and discharge at the end of the war, he graduated from St. Lawrence University and Cornell Law School. Charles practiced law in Binghamton, NY and Elmira, NY before moving to Scarsdale, NY. He had a successful career in New York City as Executive Vice President and Director of Thatcher Glass Company, Executive Vice President and Director of Clevepak Corporation and President and Director of Gruen Watch Company.

Charles was a longtime member and past President of Fox Meadow Tennis Club, where he loved playing platform tennis. He also had a keen knowledge of American history, and enjoyed collecting political memorabilia. Charles developed an interest in hiking, and one of his favorite and frequent hikes was up and down Mt. Washington. In retirement, he enjoyed substitute teaching.

Charles is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Anne S. Evans of Glastonbury, CT. He joins his brother Richard, who passed away last year and is survived by his beloved sister Barbara Metro. He leaves his six children, Pamela, Amy, Mary, Caroline, Charlie, and Arthur; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild; and many nieces and nephews. He will be forever missed.

Funeral services will be private.