Pan Am retiree
Robert G. Evans of Revere, formerly of Everett, passed away on April 4.
Robert attended Naval Training Station in Sampson, NY and Naval Radio School at Northwestern University, Evanstown, IL. He served in World War II from 1944 to 1946 aboard the USS Vogelgesang – Atlantic Theater. Bob married Lorraine Aubrey on Feb. 27, 1949 and then served in Korea 1951-1952 aboard the USS Adirondack – Naples, Italy and the USS Shangrila – Boston.
Upon completion of his naval service, he worked at Pan Am Airlines in ﬂight operations. After retirement from Pan Am, and until recent yearx, he worked ﬂight operations for various charter ﬂights out of Logan Airport, Boston.
Named after the Ballard side of the family, (Robert) and a family friend, Gordon Goss, Bob was the youngest in the family and the only one who didn’t have to do any chores. A born drummer, he dented all his mother’s pots and pans. He played in the Everett High School band and the American Legion band. He was a Boy Scout and co-captain of the Everett High track team. He graduated Everett High school June 6, 1944, and was an avid follower of the Crimson Tide football team. During the summer months, he traveled extensively throughout North America to view Drum & Bugle corps competitions.
He was the beloved husband of the late Lorrain (Aubrey) Evans, devoted son of the late John and Elsie (Earp) Evans, dear uncle of Judith King of Everett, George Maden of Maine, Robert Maden of Connecticut, John Evans of New Hampshire and Charles Evans of California.
Funeral arrangements were by the JF Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Services concluded with Military Honors in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s name may be made to: www.diabetes.org/donate/. For online guestbook, please visit: www.jfwardfuneralhome.com
Catherine A. Bardaro of Everett passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, March 25. She was 86 years old.
She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene (Red) Bardaro and one of five children of the late Catherine (Giardullo) and Romolo DiMarzo.
She is survived by her devoted children: Steven Bardaro of Plum Island and Anthony Bardaro of Everett and by a number of loving nieces and nephews. She was the loving grandmother of Chanel Bardaro of Somerville and is also survived by her devoted sister Dorothy Montalto of Somerville. In addition to her husband and parents she was predeceased by her lovely sisters, the late Anna Salsgiver, the late Ida Storniaulo and her wonderful brother, the late Nicholas DiMarzo.
Per her wishes, Funeral Services were celebrated in the Chapel at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Funeral arrangements were facilitated by Boston Cremation, Malden. It has been requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be sent in Catherine’s name to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. To leave an online message of condolence, please visit www.bostoncremation.org