Loretta G. (Marshall) Evans, age 92, of Sutton Avenue, Warwick, passed away peacefully after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Kent Hospital.
Born in Providence, the daughter of the late Rothwell A. and Catherine C. (Furey) Marshall, she lived in Warwick since 1961. Mrs. Evans was employed by the City of Warwick for over 20 years, most of those years at McDermott Pool, retiring 22 years ago. A long-time parishioner of St. Kevin Church, she was a member of St. Kevin’s Women’s Bowling League and St. Kevin’s Meadowlarks. She was a member of the City of Warwick Municipal Retirees.
She is survived by six daughters and two sons, Cathy M. Sullivan, Laurie E. Lyman and Pat E. Butler, all of Warwick, John M. Evans of New Bedford, Mass., Tim F. Evans of Gaithersburg, Maryland, Cindy E. Morse and Reeny E. Puglia, both of Warwick, and Terry E. McElroy of North Kingstown; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was the sister of the late George J. Marshall and Rothwell Marshall.
Her funeral will be held on Thursday, November 21 at 10 a.m. from Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 4-7 p.m. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. As lavender was Loretta’s favorite color, family and friends are encouraged to wear something lavender to her funeral.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to St. Kevin Church. Visit www.barrettandcotter.com.