Evelyn McDonald Obituary

Evelyn G.
Evelyn G. "Evie" McDonald

April 27, 1936 - October 3, 2018
Born in Buffalo, New York
Resided in Kenmore, New York
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MCDONALD - EVELYN G. “Evie” (nee Cappellini)
October 3, 2018. Surrounded by family, Evie passed away at age 82 after a brief illness. Wife of the late Evan J. McDonald and sister to Mary Lou Cappellini and the late Rose (late Sal) Mistretta. Survived by 7 children Marie (Robert Dowling), Christine (Kirkland Gilmer), Evan P. (Libby Meyer), Maureen, Thomas (Rochelle), David, and Peter (Bianca Fong); by grandchildren Matthew, Andrew and Michael Dowling; Brendan, Amelia and Alina Gilmer; Quinn McDonald; Daniel Emilio; and Olivia, Lia, and Max McDonald; and by several nieces and nephews. Committed to spiritual life, Evie was active with St. John the Baptist Church and Spiritus Christi. Evie demonstrated dedication and service to others through volunteer work with Little Portion Friary, Schofield Residence Nursing Facility, Peaceprints Prison Ministry, Lions Club, the Social Justice group, and more. Evie loved the arts and culture, engaging discussion, the inspiration of nature, and most of all to be with family and friends. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, Inc. welcoming visitation from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, Sunday, October 7 at 2600 Sheridan Dr. in Tonawanda . Funeral Mass will be 10:45 am Monday, October 8 at St John the Baptist Church, 1085 Englewood Ave in Tonawanda. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Little Portion Friary for their mission to benefit the homeless (P.O. Box 891, 1305 Main St., Buffalo, NY, 14209 or littleportionfriary.com). Share condolences at www.AMIGONE.com.




Tonawanda Chapel
2600 Sheridan Drive
Tonawanda, NY US 14150
Sunday, October 7, 2018
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St. John the Baptist Church (Kenmore)
1085 Englewood Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14223
Monday, October 8, 2018
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Little Portion Friary
1305 Main St.
Buffalo, New York 14209
The Mission of Little Portion Friary is to journey with the homeless, providing temporary shelter, meals, and counseling during their struggle to acquire permanent housing and jobs.