MONTGOMERY CENTER – Evelyn G. Hart, age 97, passed away Sunday evening, Sept. 20, 2015 at the Franklin County Rehab Facility in St. Albans.

She was born Feb. 19, 1918 in St. Albans, the daughter of the late Harvey & Virginia (Lumbra) Gonyea.

Evelyn was a lifelong resident of Montgomery Center and was a member of St. Isidores Catholic Church and the Ladies of St. Theresa Society. Evelyn had a full life with family and friends and enjoyed playing BINGO, card games, bowling and gambling. After getting her license at the age of 71 she enjoyed driving and outings with the Red Hat Girls.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandie Cota of Montgomery Center; her grandchildren and their families, Dana Cota his wife, Kelly, of Enosburg Falls and their two sons Evan and Connor, and Marty Cota of Montgomery Center; his daughter Krystal Hernandez and Krystal’s daughter, Sahara Hernandez; and her nephews, Brent and Dennis Godin. Besides her parents, Evelyn was predeceased by her husband, Max P. Hart, on June 15, 1987. Evelyn and Max were married on July 30, 1940. She was also predeceased by her sister, Hilda Godin; brother-in-law, Henry Godin; son-in-law, Bob Cota; and cousin Alvira Arel.

Evelyn’s family wishes to give a special thanks to the Home Health nurses and the staff at Franklin County Rehab for the special care she received.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 at 11 a.m. at St. Isidore Catholic Church, 169 Mountain Rd., Montgomery Center with Rev. Karl Hahr celebrating the Mass of Christian burial. Interment will follow in St. Isidores Cemetery. In keeping with her wishes there will be no visiting hours.

For those who wish, contributions in Evelyn’s memory may be made to Franklin County Home Health Agency, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478.

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