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EVELYN KERNAN, RETIRED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER

Evelyn Kernan of Kline Road, who retired as a teacher from Colonial Village Elementary School, died Friday (Jan. 22, 1999) in Gaston Hospital, Gastonia, N.C., after a long illness. She was 82.

Born Evelyn Hunt in Westfield, Pa., she lived in the Niagara Falls area for many years. She moved to Kings Mountain, N.C., last April.

Mrs. Kernan formerly was a teacher at Beech Ridge Elementary School before going to Colonial Village, where she taught 30 years, retiring several years ago.

She was a member of the Colonial Village School Parent-Teacher Association and the Eastern Niagara Retired Teachers Association.

Mrs. Kernan was active in 91st Street Church of the Nazarene, where she was a charter member, taught Sunday school and was organist.

Her husband, Kenneth V., died in 1992.

Survivors include two daughters, Margaret A. Pulkkinen of Kings Mountain and Karyl L. Siejka; a sister, Kathleen H. Metcalf of Westfield, Pa.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in 91st Street Church of the Nazarene, 91st Street and Read Avenue, Niagara Falls.

[KOWALIK]

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