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Evelyn J. Stephens

Born: Tue., Sep. 19, 1933
Died: Mon., Dec. 16, 2013

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Evelyn J. Stephens, 80, of Buffalo Twp. has been freed from her battle with Alzheimer's and has gone to spend Christmas in the presence of her Lord. She passed at 1:00 am on Monday, December 16th, while in the company of her family at Fair Winds Manor in Winfield Twp. Evelyn was born in Taylor, TX on September 19, 1933. She was the daughter of the late Christina (Polacek) and Henry Meyer. Evelyn was a member of New Life Christian Ministries in Saxonburg. She was a wonderful mother and homemaker. Music was a lifelong passion which began in her early school years, playing the violin, trumpet, and french horn. Evelyn worked for many years as a title clerk for her son's auto sales business. Evelyn enjoyed spending her winters in Florida. She enjoyed sewing, baking, fishing and her flower garden. Evelyn always enjoyed family cookouts in the backyard. She and her husband were very involved with numerous volunteer organizations in the area. Most recently with clothing drives for needy families and with mission groups to Kentucky and West Virginia.

She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Edward D. Stephens. Their three Sons Michael (Sally) Stephens, of Buffalo Twp., Mark Stephens, of Slate Lick, Scott (Janice) Stephens, of Gilpin Twp. and their daughter Kathryn Nee, of South Buffalo Twp. She is also survived by her grandchildren; Stacy (Michael) Tegan, Samantha Stephens, Morgan Stephens, Chante' Nee, Breanna Stephens, Sheila (Mark) Matisz, and LeeAnn Nolan. Her great grandchildren, Sarah and Abagail Tegan, Shelby and Justice Matisz and Dylan Nolan and her sister, JaLane Meyer, of Austin, TX. Evelyn is preceded in death by her brother Gene Meyer and her sister JaNell Meyer Jenkins.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday Dec. 19th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. in Freeport. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 10:30 am on Friday, December 20th, with Pastor Chris Marshall officiating. Burial service will be held in the Freeport Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:
Alzheimer's Association 1100 Liberty Avenue, Suite E-201 Pittsburgh, PA 15222
New Life Christian Ministries 139 Knock Rd., Saxonburg, PA 16056

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Jim and Colette Harbison. Beaufort SC

To Mark and family, with our sympathy.

Richard Livingston

Ed,Mike, Mark and Kathy. May you all be filled with Gods love in this time of sadness. May you find comfort in the many years you had with your mom. bless you all.

Otterman Family

Please accept our deepest sympathy.

Paul White

To Ed, Mike and your brothers and sister, Please accept my deepest sympathy in your loss. May you find comfort in remembering the good works done by your mother through her volunteerism, and through remembering good family times together. May she rest in His eternal kingdom, and may God bless you all. Sincerely, Paul White Sarasota, FL

Ron Christie

Mike and Family-- My deepest sympathies to you and the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Shirley Nulph

My prayers and thoughts are with the ED Stephens family.May you feel the peace of God.

Jamie and Tom Phillips

Dear Family,

We're so sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

Ron Lubinieck

Mark, may the Lord comfort you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Ken and Mary Louise Elliott

Ed, You and your family have our deepest sympathy in the loss of Evelyn. We all will miss her, but I am sure that she is in the presence of our Lord and much happier than we are at this time. Hope to see you soon.

Ken and Mary Louise

Guy and Georgann Carson

Ed, so sorry to hear of Evelyn,s passing.....our thoughts and prayers are with you.....

Ang Angiolieri


I was deeply saddened by the news of Evelyn's passing. My heart felt condolences to you and your family.

Leona Meyer

I am Leona's daughter and I am writing for my mom because she has dementia. I wanted to send our prayers to you and your family. I rejoice with you that Evelyn is in heaven and praising her Lord!!! May His Holy Spirit comfort you during this time, and I pray you have peace in the assurance that she is healed and whole now. God Bless, Marlene Meyer Colson, daughter of Leona Meyer.

Alan and Ivy Carnahan

Ed: Ivy and I send our deep condolence to you and your family in this very trying time. We're sure the Good Lord received Evelyn with open arms. Our very sincere prayers are with you and we will continue to be. with love and affection Al and Ivy carnahan

Bill and Kathy Sickenberger

Ed, Mike and Mark:

Bill and I were so sorry to read about Mrs. Stephens passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family today. May happy memories flood your hearts.

Floyd and Darci Reeser

Our sympathy to the entire Stephens family.

Mary Ann (Ballon) Laux

Dear Ed and Family.

You have my deepest sympathy, Evelyn will be missed by many people. She had such a tender heart. My thoughts and prayers are with you,

Mary Ann

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