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Evelyn Grace (Shank) Giron

March 20, 1929 ~ February 15, 2019 (age 89)

Evelyn Grace Giron, 89, a life long resident of Greensburg, passed away, Friday, February 15, 2019.

She was born March 20, 1929 in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Modestus and Anna (Gasper) Shank.

Evelyn was a devout Catholic and was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral.

She worked as a seamstress for many years at Laura Roy's Doll House. Her happiest times were being with her family and picking her blueberries.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Giron Sr.; her sister, Dorothy Smeltzer; two son-in-laws, Paul Hetz and Mark Dziedzickie; and two grandsons, Tommy Brown and Russell Davis.

Evelyn will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

Surviving are her children, Barbara and Steve Davis, John J. Giron Jr., Regina and Tim McQuillis, James Giron, Germaine and Ed Susman, Carol Dziedzickie and fiance, Larry Sphon, Rita Brown, Laura Hetz and fiance, Dave Carrington, David and Jacqueline Giron; 21 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren; sister, Donna Casterwiler; and sister-in-law, Helen (Cheiko) Giron.

Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Kepple-Graft Funeral Home, 524 North Main Street, Greensburg.  Prayers of transfer will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 9 am followed by Evelyn's funeral mass at 9:30 am in Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, 300 N. Main Street, Greensburg. Interment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association 444 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

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American Heart Association
444 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh PA 15222

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