Obituary of Alexander Evans
Alexander Evans, 92, of Syracuse’s Valley Section, passed away peacefully at the home of his son and daughter in law with family by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. Alex was born in Syracuse to Macedonian immigrant parents, Nicholas and Theodora Evans. He was in the United States Army during the Korean War serving in the 747 Amphibious Tractor Battalion and the 6014 Medical Detachment at Camp Cooke near Lompoc, California. After returning from service, he was employed at General Electric for 36 years, retiring in 1988. In his retirement, he enjoyed spending time with his family, grandsons and working in his yard.
He is predeceased by his sisters, Eleanor E. Cassell and Katherine Raymish.
He is survived by two sons, Dean (Kathryn) Evans of Westvale and Dale (Sharon) Evans of Pompey; grandsons, Jordan and Marc Evans both of Syracuse; former wife, Patricia Miller of Tully; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling Hours will be Monday (August 9, 2021) from 4-7PM at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, 4612 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY. Services will be Tuesday 11AM at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Onondaga Valley Cemetery.
Alex’s family would like to acknowledge the excellent care given by his Hospice team, Cathy, Susan, Kim, Cheryl and his sister in law, Roberta McMahon.
Contributions in Alex’s memory may be made to Hospice of CNY and the Finger Lakes.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Alexander Evans, please visit Tribute Store