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Evelyn May (Shoeman) Lynn

October 27, 1926 ~ April 16, 2017 (age 90)

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Evelyn May Lynn

October 27, 1926   April 16, 2017


Evelyn May (Shoeman) Lynn passed from this life in the evening of April 16, 2017.

She was born to Elsie (Rightenour) and EphramShoeman October 27, 1926.

Evelyn had a hard life in her younger years, helping to raise her younger siblings and for a time worked in a coal mine with her mother.  She met Richard Lynn and they were married nearly 69 years before his death on April 17, 2013.  Together they lived in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Arizona and California.


She was preceded in death by two daughters, Barbara Ann Lynn and Peggy Ann Kaminski (Ed), three sisters and three brothers.

She is survived by two daughters, Carol (Tom) Smith of Santa Cruz, CA. and Shirley (Richard) Perine of Willoughby, OH, and one sister, Margaret Faust of Pittsburgh, PA. She is also survived by six grandchildren: Debbie (Lloyd) Clark in OH, Frank (Lauren) Kaminski in OH, David Harrison in CA, Michelle (Randy) Richmond in CA, Richard Tyson Sheppard in CA and Andrew (Carissa) Perine in OH.  Evelyn also has four great grandchildren: Jessica (Josh) Miller in CA, Lacey Richmond Harrison in CA, Emily Clark in OH, and Liam Sheppard in CA.  She also has one great, great grandchild; Hazel Avila in CA.  She has many, many relatives all over the country, too numerous to name.  She is greatly missed. No services or memorials are planned at this time.  Her ashes will be interred in Diehl’s Crossroads Cemetery in Martinsburg, PA.

In lieu of flowers the family requests condolence donations in memory of Evelyn be made to a charity of your choice or to Hospice of Santa Cruz County, 940 Disc Drive, Scotts Valley, CA 95066.


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