Evelyn Irene Veit
EVEYLN IRENE BAKER VEIT, 84, of Fawn Grove, PA died on Friday, May 25, 2018 in her home surrounded by loved ones. Born June 10, 1933 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Dorothy (Buchman) Baker. Evelyn had been married to her late husband Earl Louis Veit, Sr., who died in 2003, for 52 years.
Evelyn had been employed as a factory worker for years. Potting plants and flowers, she found joy working outside in the garden. Some of her favorite pastimes were camping, spending time with her precious dogs, solving puzzles, paint by the number and listening to country music. A love for crafts and crocheting, Evelyn was very talented in creating just about anything. Year after year her grandchildren would come over to swim at her pool making her day. “She loved to tell stories of her youth over and over; we all loved to hear them no many how many times she told them.”
Evelyn is survived by:
Son, Earl Louis Veit
Daughter, Diana Greene and her husband Gary A. Greene
Daughter-in-law, Phyllis Veit
Grandchildren; Heather Fisher, Stacey and Matt Reheard, Ashley and Jason McClain, Amber and Chris Winemiller, Rachel, Jessica, and Carlee Veit, Earl Veit, III, Samantha and Gary C. Greene, Kacey Simon
Great-grandchildren; Abbey, Aron and Anna Reheard, Cody, Henry, and Libby Fisher, Brendon Simon, Sophia, Lily and Olivia Greene, Keegan and Zoe Winemiller, Sean MacAfee, Elizabeth, Ashley, Josh and Jeremiah Watkins.
Brother, Stephen Baker and sister, Dorothy Stanton.
Evelyn was also preceded in death by her son, David Gary Veit, her brothers, Joseph and Robert, her sisters, Jacqueline and Patricia.
Her family commented, “So many loved ones to mention. A thank you to her wonderful caregivers through the years who have all become a part of our family: Davina Stike, Brandy Little, Wendie MacKin, Kayla McMillion, Kim Mead, Cassie Stike and Brook Diarigo”
A viewing will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Harkins Funeral Home, 600 Main Street, Delta, PA 17314 where the service will follow with Pastor Jonathan Batchelder officiating. Interment will be held in Bryansville Cemetery, Delta, PA. Funeral home staff will be outside assisting with any handicap needs.
Obituary composed by her loving family.