Dan Evans, 96, originally of Kendall Park NJ died Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick surrounded by his loving family. Born Clydach Vale, Wales. Dan retired with over 41 years of service from The Okonite Company, North Brunswick. He was a wood craftsman, a singer, enjoyed trains, floating(swimming), crossword puzzles only in pen and was known for teaching the neighborhood how to swim.
Son of the late William (Moody) and Catherine Evans, he is survived by his wife of 66 years Betty Evans, His children and their spouses, Diana and Paul Bennett, David Evans, Cheryl and Richard Nasdeo, Debbie and Spencer Craig, 8 grandchildren, Brad, Matthew, David, Ben, Kyle, Kevin, Garrett, Chris, 12 Great Grandchildren, Sophie, Amelia, Coraline, Ava, Bryce, Josselyn, Shyann, Chandler, Paisley, Colin, Dillon and Luke.
A Memorial Service will be held 6:00 pm on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the Grace Presbyterian Church 57 Sand Hills Road, Kendall Park. Friends may call from 5:30 pm until the time of the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Ronald McDonald House or the Special Olympics.
Arrangements are under the direction of the M.J. Murphy Funeral Home.
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