Donald A. Evanko
July 5, 1935 – May 24, 2018
Donald A. Evanko, 82, of Stroudsburg, Pa., passed away on May 24, at St. Lukes Hospital Monroe. He was the loving husband of the late Carol J. Evanko with whom he shared 39 years of marriage before her passing in 2006. Born on July 5 1935, in McKeesport, Pa. he was the son of late Andrew and Pauline Evanko. He was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in East Stroudsburg. He was an active member in The Older Adult Learning Center (TOLAC) in East Stroudsburg. Donald was a wonderful father and always had smile on his face and a heart full of humor and goodwill. He took great pride in his home and was always on the move spending time with family and friends. Donald served in the US Air Force from 1954-1958 where he was a Staff Sgt. in Aircraft Electronics. He worked for the Federal Aviation Administration as an Electronic Technician for 38 years. Those left to cherish his memory include daughter; Melissa Krycia and her husband Scott of Bethlehem: brothers; John Evanko and Andy Evanko and his wife Tina, all of Curwensville Pa. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 31 at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 200 Brodhead Ave., East Stroudsburg. Burial will follow at Laurelwood Cemetery, Stroudsburg. Family and friends are invited to a calling period Wednesday May 30 from 7 to 9pm, at the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home, 27 Washington St., East Stroudsburg, and from 9:30-10am May 31 at St. Matthew’s Church on Thursday. In Lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Older Adult Learning Center 55 Smith Street, East Stroudsburg Pa. 18301. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home and online condolences may be made to lantermanallenfh.com
- VEIWING Wednesday, May 30, 2018
- MASS Thursday, May 31, 2018
Donald A. Evanko
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June 3, 2018
Don was a fascinating guy, and so good with our three boys, who really loved him and always looked forward to seeing him on holidays. They already really miss him.
May 29, 2018
When Missy and Scott started dating and later married, Don quickly became a part of our family. We spent so many holidays together, birthday celebrations, and lots of fun times. He was very thoughtful to always think of our children. The boys started to look to him as another grandparent almost. He was such a kind, gentle, and warm man. He always had a smile and a kind word for everyone he met. He will be greatly missed!
May 25, 2018
Don was always friendly toward me when I needed to do something in the Toalc office or had copies to make or simply to sit and chat with me.
May 25, 2018
Don was a dedicated and longtime volunteer at The Older Adult Learning Center (TOALC.) He would take on whatever assignment there was no matter how tedious with good cheer and enthusiasm. He was a kind and thoughtful man, a true gentleman. He will be missed!