Obituary Notice: Evelyn M. Simbeck

Obituary Notice: Evelyn M. Simbeck (Provided photo)

Evelyn M. Simbeck, 87, of DuBois died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 at the home of her daughter.

Born Aug. 29, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Bertha (Mehok) Kartavich.

On July 4, 1964, she married Joseph R. Simbeck.  He preceded her in death Aug. 7, 2004.

She was a homemaker and had worked at JJ Newberry for more than 15 years.

She was a member of the St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church.  She enjoyed reading, attending community concerts and loved to go to the DuBois Public Library. She also liked to watch NBA basketball and loved her Pittsburgh Pirates.

She is survived by two children, Joseph E. Simbeck and his wife, Kelly and Mary R. Carlson and her husband, Tim, both of DuBois; a sister, Sister Rita Kartavich, RSM of Erie; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Johnston and an infant brother, Frank Kartavich.

There will be no public visitation.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.

Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorials may be place with the DuBois Public Library, 31 S. Brady St., DuBois, PA 15801.

The Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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