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Evelyn F. Tusing

October 26, 1927 ~ March 23, 2020 (age 92)


Evelyn F. Tusing, formerly of Arnold, PA, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday March 23, 2020 after a short illness.

Born on October 26, 1927, Evelyn graduated from Vandergrift HS in 1945. She was employed after high school at Alcoa Labs in New Kensington, PA; as an aide at Arnold Jr High; and for many years as a secretary/office manager at Automatic Heating and Supply Co in Arnold PA.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John W.Tusing; her father, Laird Riggle; her mother, Freda Riggle (Peppler), and brother Emerson Riggle.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen L. Cook of Glendale, AZ; a son, Allen J Tusing and his wife, Janet M. Tusing of Midlothian, VA; 4 much-loved and wonderful grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Even up to her last days, she would always ask “How’s everyone doing? She was a wonderful wife, mother, companion and friend to all. Evelyn would always find a way to make a conversation, and made everyone around her feeling good. Evelyn married the first love of her life, John Tusing, on November 19, 1949 and enjoyed 43 wonderful years with John. She moved to Concordia Lutheran Hone in 2003, and there met the second love of her life, Mr. Clarence Wagner. They enjoyed being together for 16 years.

Evelyn was a member of St Luke’s Lutheran Church in Saxonburg PA and prior to that, First Lutheran Church in New Kensington, PA. She was very active in her church community and truly knew what it was to  be Christian.

Due to the current Corona virus pandemic, a memorial service celebrating her life will be held at a later date.

Donations may be sent to St Luke’s Lutheran Church 310 W Main St Saxonburg PA 16056

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