Evelyn Staff 93 years old, a resident of Beaver Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing home, formerly of King Beaver Apartments, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019.
Born in Monaca on March 29, 1926. Evelyn was previously employed at the Rochester 5 & 10, the Rochester Hospital and Heritage Valley Hospital. Evelyn first and foremost was a devout Christian who spent many hours reading the Bible and leaving notes in the pages for her family to find and treasure. Evelyn was known for her beautiful knitting and crochet work, many of the beautiful pieces were shared with her family. She loved watching the Pittsburgh Penguins and rooting for her team. Although Evelyn never drove, she could regularly be seen walking all over the town of Beaver up to her 90th birthday and she took full advantage of the bus system and was always in the go. She was especially proud of the accomplishments of her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Gizella Heffinger Rambo, two brothers and sister-in-laws, Ray (Dorothy) Rambo, Frank (Dorotha Jean) Rambo. Three sisters and one brother-in-law, Luella Miller, Georgetta (Steve) Tokar and Dolores Rambo.
Evelyn is survived by two children and a daughter -in-law, Cheryl Gahm, New Jersey and Robert (Jackie) Staff, Springfield, Illinois and also her four grandchildren, Steven and Jamie Gahm, New Jersey, and Taylor and Lyndsey Staff of Springfield, Illinois. She is also survived by three great grandchildren; Allison, Jacob, and Zoey, and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca followed by a funeral service on Wednesday at 11:00 am. Interment will be in Beaver Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the Beaver Valley Nursing staff for their wonderful care, compassion and thoughtfulness to Evelyn during her stay.
To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.