Evelyn L. Johnston

August 16, 1921 ‒ October 20, 2012

Delaware, Ohio

Evelyn L. Johnston, 91, of Delaware passed away Saturday evening October 20, 2012 at the Sarah Moore Nursing Home, Delaware.

She was born August 16, 1921 in Marion, Ohio to Curtis and Marie (Gruber) Pace.

She was a chemist for the Ohio Department of Health and a Delaware resident since 1956. She enjoyed cross stitching, baking, ice cream and she loved her grandchildren. She was a woman with great tenacity and was also a very loving, caring, and giving person who enjoyed being able to talk and spend time with her family.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her 2 daughters, Marie (Lee) Nothstine of Columbus and Phyllis (Albert) Messer of Delaware; 12 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Oliver, daughter Claudia Askins, brother Robert Pace, and a sister Virginia Jones.

The family will receive friends on Thursday October 25th from 11:00 am until time of funeral services at 1:00 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside Drive, Delaware. Burial will follow in Chapel Heights Memory Gardens, Marion.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the Sarah Moore Service Board, 36 N. Union St., Delaware, Ohio 43015.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Johnston family and condolences may be expressed by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com