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Evelyn M. Shipman

August 4, 1935 - September 13, 2019


Waverly, New York

Date of Death:

September 13, 2019



Birth Date:

August 4, 1935

Birth Place:

Williamstown, MA

Service Information:



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Evelyn M. Shipman

“If tears were a stairway, I would walk up and bring you back.”

Evelyn M. Shipman, born August 4, 1935 in Williamstown Mass, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 13, 2019.

Evelyn worked at Washington Gladden School in Owego N.Y as a security guard. Until retirement she worked at Leprino foods as a security guard.

Evelyn is predeceased by her first husband, Fay “Dutch” Riebennacht; her second husband, Clyde Shipman; son, Mark Riebennacht; granddaughter, Kristina Ramirez; and a grandson, Kipp Rasmussen.

Evelyn is survived by her two daughters, Kim Ramirez of Evanston, Wyoming and Carrie (Dave) VanHousen of Lockwood; her grandchildren, Robert Ramirez, Kimberly Ramirez, David VanHousen of Waverly, Michael Vanhousen of Waverly, Lacey Riebennacht and Mackenzie Riebennacht of Wyo; she also had nine great grandchildren who were the light of her life. She will be sadly missed.

At Evelyn request, there will be no services.  The family is being assisted by the Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY.  Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Evelyn’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

Sympathy Messages

From: Bernard Hibbard


I work with Evelyn at Leprino foods. I use to go up to the guards office and we would talk about all kinks of things . I just loved her. She always spoke what was on her mind. She will be missed very much

From: Michael Shipman
Sorry to hear about Evelyn my thoughts and prayers are with you. I will be glad to help with anything you need

From: Bonnie Rice
Carrie, so sorry for your loss.  Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

From: Debra Mosier
Dear Carrie,
We are so sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. We are keeping you and your family in our prayers.
I know your Mom is resting in Heaven.
Love and prayers, Deb and Bill

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