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Official Obituary of

Margaret H. (Chvostal) Evanchec

January 21, 1929 ~ February 28, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Margaret Evanchec Obituary

Margaret (Chvostal) Evanchec of Swissvale, age 95, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 28, 2024.

Beloved wife of the late Frank Evanchec, who died in 1976.

Loving mother of Frank Evanchec (Sylvia) of Irwin, Tina Bullen (Thomas) of Swissvale, and Mark Evanchec (Jacki) of Saxonburg.

Adored grandmother of Thomas Bullen, Jared Evanchec (Cameron Carlock), Megan Bullen, Luke Evanchec (Kayli), Shannon Andrews (Bo), Christian Evanchec, Christine Redlinger (Bob), and Gretchen Morrow (Terry). Great grandmother of Meadow Evanchec. Also survived by nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her siblings, Anna Udavak and Mary Faith, and her half-brother, Michael Chvostal.

For many years Margaret managed the mail room at the Westinghouse WRD in Forest Hills. She was a devout member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish. Margaret was proud of her heritage and loved cooking Slovak dishes for church fundraisers. She was very knowledgeable on current events and politics, enjoyed ceramics and painting, and was a loyal Pittsburgh Penguins fan. Margaret was most proud of her role as mother and grandmother. She was known for her hand-drawn birthday cards, homemade Halloween costumes, and baking and decorating elaborate cakes for special occasions.

Friends are welcome Monday March 4th from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory; 700 Linden Ave. at Cable; East Pittsburgh, PA 15112; (412) 824-8800.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday March 5th at 10 AM in St. Maurice Church of St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Forest Hills.

Margaret’s family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the staff of Bridges Hospice for the special care they provided, especially nurses Kelly, Shira, Deanna, and Pastor Don.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bridges Hospice Charity at bridgeshospice.org/donate or Animal Friends at thinkingoutsidethecage.org/donate-now.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
March 4, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
700 Linden Ave.
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112

Visitation
Monday
March 4, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
700 Linden Ave.
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
March 5, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Maurice Church of St. Joseph the Worker Parish (Forest Hills, PA)
2001 Ardmore Blvd.
Forest Hills, Pittsburgh, PA 15221

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