Evelyn L. Ishman

ishmanEvelyn L. Ishman, 77 of Punxsutawney, passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Ishman was born March 17, 1937 in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Elmer and Jennie (Wachob) Shields. August 3, 2010 she was preceded in death by her husband Robert H. Ishman.

Evelyn was a member of Cloe United Methodist Church where she belonged to the Womens Society.

She was very active in the Mahoning Hills Senior Center and was a bookeeper for her husbands contracting business, but above all a homemaker and grandma who loved being with her family and

She is survived by her son; Ernie R. Ishman and wife Ruth of Selingsgrove, a daughter; Fonda E. Knox and husband Keith of Rochester Mills, sister; Janet Billett of Punxsutawney, grandchildren; Keli Ishman, Keri Ishman, Candi Knox, Steven Knox and Fiancee’ Jill Ploucha. In addition to her husband Robert, she was preceded in death by a sister; Clara Jane Pierce.

Friends will be received from 2 p.m.-­4 p.m. & 6 p.m.­-8 p.m. Friday at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am Saturday at the funeral home with Rev. Paul Thompson officiating. Private interment will follow at Lakelawn Memorial Park, Reynoldsville.

Please make donations in Mrs. Ishmans name to the Mahoning Hills Senior Center, 19298, Route 119 S., Punxsutawney, PA. 15767.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.mccabefuneralhomes.com

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