Doris Jeane Evans

October 19, 1928 - June 30, 2019
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Doris Jeane (Riggs) Evans, 90, of Dover, went home to be with the Lord and be reunited with her husband and daughter, at her home on Sunday, June 30, 2019.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John and Jacqueline Evans of Westfield Center, Ohio; her son-in-law, Jerry Ryan of Dover; four grandchildren, Ke…

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Doris Jeane (Riggs) Evans, 90, of Dover, went home to be with the Lord and be reunited with her husband and daughter, at her home on Sunday, June 30, 2019.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John and Jacqueline Evans of Westfield Center, Ohio; her son-in-law, Jerry Ryan of Dover; four grandchildren, Kelly (Andrew) Law, Kristen Ryan, Matthew Evans and Sarah Evans, along with her half-brother, Merle Webb of Massillon.

The daughter of the late Earl L. and Vera M. (Grimes) Riggs, Jeane was born October 19, 1928 in Wheeling, West Virginia.

Jeane graduated from Massillon High School. She then received her nursing degree from Kent State University, as well as completed her nursing training at Massillon City School of Nursing. Over the years, she worked as a registered nurse at Union Hospital in Dover and Aultman Hospital and Timken Mercy Hospitals in Canton.

During her younger years, Jeane attended the First Moravian Church in Dover. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and cooking for her family. Gardening and tending to the flowers at her home gave her much enjoyment.

Jeane was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William R. Evans, whom she married on June 11, 1955; her daughter, Julie Ryan and a half-sister, Carol Webb.

In keeping with Jeane’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or services and cremation will take place through the care of the Geib Funeral Center at Dover. Inurnment will take place in Dover Burial Park.

Contributions may be made in Jeane’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 525 North Broad Street, Canfield, OH 44406.

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In keeping with Jeane’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or services.


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Inurnment will take place in Dover Burial Park.


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American Cancer Society

525 N. Broad Street
Canfield, Ohio 44406

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Born: October 19, 1928
Died: June 30, 2019

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Kathy Gerber posted on 7/4/19

John, Jackie and family, Stan and I extend our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. Love, Kathy & Stan

 

Mallory Hutchison posted on 7/2/19

Our thoughts n prayers to the Evans family n the Ryan family. We have had many wonderful memories with Bud n Jean n their family over the years. God Bless all of you.

 

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