Kathleen F. Evans, 77, of Red Hook, NY, passed away, peacefully, on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, NY.
She was born on February 22, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York and was the daughter of the late William and Virginia (Rosco) Ford.
Kathleen was married in NYC on July 15, 1961 to the love of her life, George G. Evans and they shared 59 years of love, devotion and companionship. Kathleen and her young family lived in Queens, NY until 1971 and then moved with George and their two daughters to Red Hook, NY, where she spent the rest of her years.
Kathleen dedicated her time to raising her two daughters, always providing them with an abundance of love and support. She later worked for Red Hook Central School District where she was a special education aide and took great satisfaction in supporting Red Hook's children. Her love and passion for children with special needs was recognized by many.
Kathleen adored animals, wildlife and the beauty of the Hudson Valley. She truly appreciated the people and the world around her. Her love of birds included years of maintaining her birdfeeders and admiring the beauty of these delicate creatures. She will be remembered for her very kind heart, special words and smile to all she met.
She is survived by her loving husband George Evans, her daughters, Deborah Evans Meddaugh of Dallas, TX and Christine Lottman (Brian) of Ladera Ranch, CA, her sisters, Virginia Fairbrother, of Arlington, VA, Judy Carmel and Lori Blais, of Fredericksburg, VA, her adored grandchildren, Courtney and Nicole Meddaugh, Evan and Emma Lottman, and her treasured nieces and their families.
Arrangements entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Servcie, Inc., PO Box 129, 216 Broadway, Port Ewen, NY 12466. A tribute for Kathleen may be found at www.KeyserFuneralService.com , where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family.
To support Kathleen's love for children with needs and in lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in her loving memory, to the Student in Need Initiative, the Red Hook Education Foundation at https://www.redhookeducationfoundation.com/student-in-need-initiative-2/.