She is survived by her son, John Matson and special friend Nancy Schoonover of Canton, daughter Barbara Ann Matson of New Mexico, grandchildren Michelle (& Rick) Clonch of Monroeton, Michael (& Tiffany) Matson of Boiling Springs, S.C., John A. (& Bobbie) Matson and Melanie (& Jennings) Bird all of Waxhaw, N.C., great-grandchildren, Lindsey Wesneski, Bryce Bird, Caitlin Bird, Emily Bird and Evan Bird, Kamber Matson, Johnny Matson Bailey Matson and Brandon Burnette, sisters Bertha Albrecht of Clyde, N.Y. and Elsie Marsh of Marsh Hill, Pa., Brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Charlie & Linda Thomas of Ridley Park, Pa., sister-in-law Irene Matson of Alba, and several special nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, John, she was preceded in death by her sister Beulah Short and brother Edward Kilmer.
Calling hours were held at the Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ) in Canton, followed by a celebration of Evelyn’s life at 1 p.m. Interment will be in Grover Cemetery. The family will provide the flowers and suggests that memorial contributions be directed to the Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ) 170 N. Minnequa Ave. Canton, Pa., 17724 (morseandkleesefuneralhome.com)