Jeannette Evans, 88, died Aug. 5, 2010, in Belfast.

She was born Oct. 14, 1921, in Milbridge, a daughter of Vinal and S. Marie (Strout) Foss. She worked for many of the local shoe factories and for Penobscot Frozen Foods. Jeannette grew up on Monhegan Island until 1942, when she moved to Thomaston for four years and then spent the rest of her life in Searsport. She was a member of Overcomers Christian Fellowship. She enjoyed reading and especially loved her pets.

She was predeceased by her parents; a brother, Vinal Foss Jr.; a 3-month-old sister, Alice Marie Foss; and her husband, Nathaniel Evans, in 2009.

Jeannette is survived by a son, Paul T. Evans, of Searsport; agrandson, Paul T. Evans Jr. also of Searsport; two great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Monday, Aug. 9, from 6-8 p.m. at Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, with the Rev. Ken Davenport officiating. Interment will follow at Smart Cemetery.

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