Mrs. Evelyn Gary, 56, of Sanford passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford. She was born in Geneva, NY, the daughter of the late Daniel and Evelyn Sullivan. Prior to the birth of her son Ian, she worked as a Biochemist for Mobil Chemical in Macedon, NY. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, cooking and homeschooling Ian. Evelyn tethered the family together during Richard’s four deployments. Evelyn was the foundation stone of her family.
Evelyn is survived by her husband, Richard Gary of the home; son, Ian Gary of the home; 3 sisters, Margie, Amy and Darlene all of New York; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Thursday December 21, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM at O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home in Lillington.
In Evelyn’s honor, memorials may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, www.supportveterans.org.
O'Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home & Crematory
Thursday December 21st, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm
1310 S. Main St.
Lillington, NC 27546
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We are so sorry to hear this sad news. Linda and I send our hearts and prayer's to all of you...
Submitted by Gary Spina on Dec 19 2017 08:27:25 PM
Richard, heartbroken over the loss of your wife. Brenda is a precious friend and let us know about Evelyn’s death. You will be in my prayers as you continue life without your best friend. I am so very sorry for your loss. Rhonda Floyd, Jacksonville, FL
Submitted by Cvicunurse on Dec 19 2017 06:20:09 PM
My best friend, My Wife and the greatest Mother. I will not be the same without by my side but will forever keep you in my heart.
Submitted by Richard on Dec 19 2017 04:35:12 PM
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Richard lit a candle on Dec 19 2017 04:32:04 PM
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