OBIT: Evelyn F. (Bowser) Bellas, 76, of Kittanning

BELLAS – Evelyn F. (Bowser) Bellas, 76, of Kittanning, died Thursday, February 21, 2019 in Florida.

She was born May 28, 1942 in Kittanning to the late Daniel and Ada (Hoak) Bowser. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a homemaker. Evelyn was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness in Kittanning. She enjoyed gardening and golfing.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, whom she married on August 19, 1962 Jim Bellas of Kittanning, son Jeff (Kathy) Bellas of Kittanning, brother Danny (Mary Jane) Bowser of Kittanning, sister Mary Ann Bowser of Michigan, brother Paul Bowser of Sharon, sister Janet (Jeff) Kaufman of Kittanning, brother Warren Bowser of Louisiana, sister Sara (Gary) McKruit of Sarver, brother Gary (Lena) Bowser of West Middlesex, sister Lois (Razi) Uddin of Butler, brother Jimmy (Donna) Bowser of Kittanning. Numerous brother and sister in laws.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mother and father in law Joseph and Helen Bellas, brother in law William Bellas, and sister in law Charlotte Johns.

Friends will be received Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Kittanning. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in the funeral home where there will be additional visitation from 10:00 am until the time of the service with Tom Kness officiating.

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