Samuel “Sam” Stephen Evasko, 90, of Bretz, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at home.
He was born in Howesville on March 11, 1928, a son of the late Sam and Agnes (Trackmovich) Evasko.
Sam was a 1946 graduate of Masontown High School and served his country in the U.S. Army. He worked at Richard Coal mines for several years until it closed. He then worked in the shipping department at Sterling Faucet and retired April 1, 1990, after 35 years. He was a member of the St. Zita Catholic Church in Masontown.
Sam is survived by his children, Deborah Jean Oliver and Michael, of Amissville, Va., and Stephen Richard Evasko, of Morgantown; a grandson, Stephen Tyler Evasko, of Morgantown; a sister, Rosalie Kinney and Charles; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Andrew Evasko; two sisters, Mary Riley and Agnes Davis; and two brothers-in-law, Elvin Riley and Robert Davis.
Friends may call at Field Funeral Home, in Masontown, from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6. A private burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Howesville. A memorial Mass will be held at a later date.
The family would like to extend sincere thanks to Harold Sypolt, Tim Sanders and Debbie Westbrook for their care and kindness.