William J. Evans of West Scranton died Thursday at home. His wife the former Mary Ann Caramanno Minelli Evans died in 1999.
Born in Susquehanna County, he was the son of the late Stephen and Esther La Barr Evans. Bill proudly served in the United States Marine Corp., attaining the rank of Sergeant. Prior to his retirement he was employed as a truck driver and was a member of the Teamsters Union Local 229.
Surviving is a daughter, Rose Wilson and husband Dale, Scott Township; two sons, William, Scranton, Frank and his wife Dorothy, Clarks Summit; a sister, Dorothy Svadeba, Old Forge; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Ryan Langan; a sister, Connie Gavora.
A Blessing service will be conducted Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in the Guido-Fiorillo Funeral Home, 120 S. Main Ave. Interment with military honors will follow at Cathedral Cemetery. Family and friends may pay their respects Monday 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.