03.13.14

Jack Evans

 Jack Evans passed away on March 13, 2014 from complications that arose following heart surgery in February.  Jack was born July 8, 1932 in Meriden, CT and lived in southern Connecticut most of his life.  Following high school in New Haven and college at UConn, he served in the Air Force, then worked for multiple defense contractors, including RCA and Electric Boat.  He met his wife Sandee in Los Angeles; they were married in 1963.  They raised two sons, Peter and Michael, in Orange.  More recently “Jackie” lived in Stratford, Shelton, and Bridgeport.  In retirement he enjoyed adventure traveling, hiking, cruises, and UConn football and basketball games.  Besides his sons Peter and Michael, he leaves his daughters in law, Becky and Anu, four grandchildren, Shoshana, Shira, Aditi and Maya; his sister in law Irma Evans, his dear friend Betty Roffman, many cousins scattered across the Eastern Seaboard, and his beloved UConn Huskies; his brother Alvin and parents Sam and Mary predeceased him.
   Funeral service at Congregation Or Shalom, 205 Old Grassy Hill Rd., Orange, CT, Friday morning at 11:am. The interment will be in the Or Shalom Cemetery, Farwell St., West Haven.
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10 Comments

  1. Marlene Moses said,

    03.13.14 at 8:12 pm

    Jack,
    I’m going to miss you! I loved your wit and your zest for life; you always made me smile; Rest In Peace!
    Marlene Moses

  2. Howard Lurie said,

    03.13.14 at 8:16 pm

    Deepest sympathy to the Evan’s Family.

  3. Marilyn Nuzie said,

    03.13.14 at 8:59 pm

    My condolences to the Evan’s family. Your dad will be missed.
    I’m glad that I got to know him in the few years he lived at CV.

    Marilyn and Neil Nuzie

  4. Rebecca Pearlman said,

    03.13.14 at 10:34 pm

    Shiva will be held at the Watermark Apartments at 3030 Park Ave. Bridgeport at 8:30 pm on Saturday (to allow people to attend Purim services) and 7:30 pm on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings. Wednesday Shiva will be at 7:30 pm at Peter’s home in Baltimore, and Thursday Shiva will be at 7:30 pm at Michael’s home in Takoma Park.

  5. PETER CHARLES said,

    03.14.14 at 1:31 am

    To have a friendship for nearly 70 years, is truly a gift…thank you Jack….
    He was my best friend.

  6. Carol Kasler said,

    03.14.14 at 11:03 am

    Please accept my deepest sympathy….. your Dad was a very sweet, caring man, a gentleman. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

  7. Phil Statlender said,

    03.14.14 at 11:48 pm

    Jack – Rest in peace old friend. It was good to see you on the train in New York a couple of years ago. – Phil Statlender

  8. Susan Lapides-Mohn said,

    03.15.14 at 6:34 am

    What a lovely and kind man.
    My deepest sympathy to all.

  9. Elaine & Martin Pearlman said,

    03.17.14 at 3:32 am

    We will all miss grampa jack. He wascharming and full of love for his children, their mates, and his grandchildren. We will all treasure rhe wonderful memories he left us.עליו השלום.

    Elaine & Marty Pearlman

  10. Rebecca Pearlman said,

    03.18.14 at 5:40 pm

    UPDATED SHIVA INFORMATION (as of Tuesday 3/18):
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    Peter’s home in Baltimore: Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30pm
    Michael’s home in Takoma Park: Thursday at 7:30pm