Patrick Joseph “PJ” Evans, 75, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the VA Butler Healthcare.
He was born March 17, 1942 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Leo Evans and Leaudra Rose Miller Evans.
Patrick was a graduate of Butler High School. He worked for the Butler Township Police Department from 1967 to 2003 retiring as a Sergeant. Patrick was a veteran of the United States Navy from 1962 to 1966 serving in the Vietman War aboard the USS Bexar and the USS Princeton. He was a member of the American Legion #778 of Lyndora, PA..
He is survived by his wife Cheryl L. (Snyder) Evans whom he marreid on November 30, 1991; two daughters, Denise (Dan) Angert of Fenelton, PA, and Marcie (Patrick) McLaughlin of Butler, PA; four grandchildren, Curtis (Kristen) Schaffner, Matthew Schaffner, Michael (Andrea) Schaffner, and Christopher (Autumn) Schaffner; five great grandchildren; one brother, John “Pete” Evans of Butler, PA; two sisters, Theresa Ligus of Butler, PA, Anna Franchuk of Butler, PA; two brothers in-law, Jeffrey Snyder, and David (Brenda) Snyder; one sister-in-law, Sandy (David) Weyand; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Rita Twerdok, and Pauline Chepelsky and also by one brother, Leo Evans, Jr.
According to Patrick’s wishes there will be no public visitation or funeral.
Memorials are suggested to the Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Road, Renfrew, PA 16053, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the American Legion Post #778, 150 Legion Memorial Lane, Lyndora, PA 16045.
Arrangements are being handled by the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA 16001.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.