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January 20, 2012

Evelyn Lena Light

MEADVILLE — Evelyn Lena Light, 67, of 940 F. St., Meadville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at home.

Evelyn was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, Oct. 23, 1944, a daughter of the late Jesse James and Millie McClinton Cline.

Over the years Evelyn had been a caretaker for Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community and other care facilities. After raising her own family, she was responsible for raising other children. Additionally she loved animals and often adopted and cared for them as well. Even as her heath failed, she continued to reach out to help others. Evelyn will be remembered as a kind, caring and loving person.

Evelyn is survived by three children, Carol Murnahan, and Joyce Murnahan-Smith and her husband, Michael, all of Meadville, and Everett Murnahan and his wife, Dawn, of Cochranton; two grandchildren, Desiree' and Kaitlin; a great-grandchild, Destany; her husband, Ricky J. Light; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by a sister and four brothers.

A memorial service will be conducted at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, with Father Johnathan Schmolt, pastor of St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church, officiating. Following the service, all family and friends are invited to attend a reception hosted by Tammy McClinton at Bootlegger’s Lounge, 356 Baldwin St., Meadville, for a time of sharing and fellowship.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.

Share your condolences at miznerfuneralhome.com.

 

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