Mary Loretta Evanko

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | August 27, 2020

Mary Loretta Evanko,  76, of Elizabeth Township, formerly of Versailles, passed away, Thursday, August 20, 2020 . She was born December 21, 1943 in Port Vue and was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna May (Kyne) Bilak. She was the wife of the late John Richard Evanko, Sr., who passed away August 10, 2019. Mary was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, McKeesport. She is survived by her son, Michael J. Evanko of Ashburn, VA,  grandchildren, Christopher (Jena) Evanko, Mandy Evanko, Kasey Evanko, and Griffin Evanko, great-grandchildren, Wes Evanko and Hannah Ivey, and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son, John Richard Evanko, Jr, who passed away December 10, 2018 in Alabama and brothers, Michael, John and Richard Bilak and sisters, Anna Mae Criado and Diane March. Private visitation took place at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Funeral Liturgy took place at St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, McKeesport. The Rev. Donald Voss, officiated. Interment followed in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at 412-919-1100. Condolences may be made at

Originally published August 27, 2020.

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