It is with sadness the family announces the passing of Evelyn Catherine Tucker. Evelyn passed away peacefully Monday, February 4th at Credit Valley Hospital Mississauga. Born in Halifax, Evelyn met the love of her life Dr. George Tucker at a dance class in 1955. In 1959 they were married and moved to Toronto. They spent 56 years wonderful together until George’s passing in 2015.
Evelyn interests were very diverse she expressed herself through music, art, ballroom dancing, skeet shooting and writing and did the Toronto Star crossword puzzle daily. She also was a tireless volunteer including 11 years helping the mentally challenged and 20 years providing spiritual enrichment to residents of Seven Oaks Long Term Care Scarborough.
She will be missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends who knew her as warm-hearted and sincere.
Visitation will be held at St. Thomas More Parish (2234 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough) Saturday, February 9th from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Toronto Star Fresh Air Fund.