Mary F (Robbins) Evans

August 30, 1935 ~ March 26, 2019 (age 83)

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Mary F. Evans,


Age 83, of Canton, died Tuesday following a brief illness. A life resident of Canton she was the daughter of the late James & Mary (Mogus) Robbins. She was a 1953 graduate of Lincoln High School and worked as a housekeeper for both St. Peter’s Catholic Church Rectory and Emmaus Retired Priest House. Her memberships include St. Peter Catholic Church, St. Peter’s Ladies Guild/Women’s Club and the St. Peter’s Altar Rosary Society. She is survived by her sons: Paul Evans of Canton, James Evans of Washington, DC, David Evans of Canton; daughters: Theresa (Troy) Garcia of Massillon, Sarajean (Duane) Affolter of Massillon; sister: Dorothy Suttle of Buckhannon, WV; grandchildren: Justin, Jennifer, Trisha, Dylan, Eric, Emily, Mitchell, Noah; great grandchildren: Aidan and Logan. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband: Earnest Evans who died in 2012; daughter Lorraine Snook who died in 2016; daughter-in-law: Janice Evans who died in 2015; brother: James Robbins Jr. and sister: Elizabeth Robbins. Mass of Christian burial will be Friday at 10:00 am in St. Peter Catholic Church with the Very Rev. John E. Sheridan and Rev. Edward L. Beneleit as celebrants. A private burial for the family will take place in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Wackerly Funeral Home. Donations may be made in her name to St. Peter Catholic Church. For those unable to attend services you may register on line at our: “On Line Registry Page” at

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March 28, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wackerly Funeral Home
1375 Market Ave North
Canton, OH 44714

Mass of Christian Burial
March 29, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Peter Catholic Church
726 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH 44702

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