We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Dimon Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
Mrs. Mora Swab Evans, formerly of Tower City, passed away Monday, May 9, at the age of 98, at Bethany Village, Mechanicsburg.
Born in Elizabethville, Pa., on February 14, 1924, to the late Harold & Dorothy Spittle Swab, Mora Elaine Swab was a 1941 graduate of Porter Township High School and attended Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing.
Mora was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Dr. Donald H. Evans, O.D., and by her brother Paul R. Swab of Lebanon, Pa.
While residing in Tower City, Mora was active in the civic life of the community, as a member of the Women’s Club and as a Cub Scout den mother. She also supported her husband’s career through service in the Women’s Auxiliary of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association, including serving as the group’s president for a time.
She is survived by her two sons, Donald H. ‘Pete’ Evans, Jr., and wife Barbara of Harrisburg and James R. Evans and wife Leslie Brown of Vashon Island, Wash.; by her beloved grandchildren Suzanne Evans Warner and husband Nevin of Harrisburg, Andrea Evans and boyfriend Jody Evans of Ardmore, and Peter Evans of Portland, Ore.; by two great-granddaughters who delighted her, Morgan and Riley Warner, both of Harrisburg; and by nieces Christina Hagewiesche and Michelle Leibig.
Mora – mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend – will be in our hearts forever. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 2, at 10 a.m. at the Dimon Funeral Home, 644 East Grand Ave., Tower City, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. and interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1100 Colonial Rd., Harrisburg, Pa., 17112