Evelyn (Bolock) Gutowski, passed away at the age of 100 on Sunday, September 27th, 2020 at Hospice of The Sacred Heart, Dunmore. She was born in Duryea, December 24, 1919 and was the daughter of the late Samuel and Mary (McAndrew) Bolock.
Evelyn was a member of Queen of The Apostles Parish Church, Avoca (SS Peter and Paul Church). She was a graduate of Duryea High School. Along with her husband Chester who died in 1993, she helped raise her children and later in life worked and retired from Terry’s Diner, Moosic.
Evelyn was an excellent baker and also a very talented writer. She enjoyed writing short stories and books for her family and friends to enjoy. She was a very compassionate, kind, and giving woman who will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents and her husband Chester, she
is preceded in death by her son Raymond and her sister, Macella Blum.
Evelyn is survived by her children; Sharon Thorne, of Duryea, who served as her mother’s caretaker; Janice Hannon and her husband Hal, of Avoca and Donald “Babe” Gutowski and his wife Jeanne, of West Avoca. Also surviving is her daughter-in-law Loretta Gutowski, of Philadelphia, her grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.