March 6, 1926 - April 1, 2016
Waverly, New York
April 1, 2016
March 6, 1926
Friday, April 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly, NY
Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 5 to 7 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly, NY
Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pennsylvania
Evelyn L. Gillette, 90, of Providence Street in Waverly, NY passed away very peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, April 1, 2016.
Evelyn worked at Westinghouse and Ann Page of Horseheads after her retirement from R.H.F. nursing home in Waverly. She enjoyed spending time with her loving family and friends.
She is survived by her children Don (Cheryl) Gillette, Sandy (Tom) Taylor, Leo (Debbie) Gillette, Jerry (Chris) Gillette, and Trudy (Brian Tuller) Kepner; sister-in-law’s, Arlene Gillette, Joan Gillette, Alberta Gillette, and Kathrin Gillette; grandchildren, Tracie (Bradley) Gray, Chelsie (Sam) Gillette, Kristie (Joel) Goder, T (Alexis) Taylor, Katie (John) Taylor, Meghan Taylor, Keith (Lucy) Gillette, Kevin (Beth) Gillette, Kathy Gillette mother of Patrick (Mandy) Gillette, Maureen (Jose) Gillette; great grandchildren, Madison, Shelby, and Aubrey Taylor, Becky Gillette, Emma, Patrick Jr. (PJ) and Amelia Gillette, as well as many many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and neighbors.
She was predeceased by her husband Lyle; parents, Beeman and Maybelle Morton Besley, in-laws, Ward and Sarah (Rose) Gillette, son-in-law, John Kepner, her sisters, Mary (Dennis) Zimmer, Dora (Herman) Brown, Lillis (Percy) Wood; brother-in-law’s, Carl (Mary) Gillette, Leon (Betty) Gillette, Hugh Gillette, Ross Gillette, Ivan Gillette and Gene Gillette; sister-in-law’s, Cora (Jim) Meckes, Ruth (Francis) Mott, and Ella (Doc) Doane.
A time of gathering for friends and family will be on Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 5 to 7 PM at the Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly with Pastor Chris Gray officiating and burial to follow in the Tioga Point Cemetery. Special thanks to Dr. Sheela Prabhu from the Guthrie Clinic and to Lourdes Hospice. Those wishing may visit our Facebook page or send a private sympathy message of remembrance for Evelyn’s family in “obituaries” at www.blauveltfuneralhome.com.