Evelyn M. Dragon, 99, of Colonie, passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017 at home with her family at her side.
Born on August 7, 1918 in Chazy, N.Y.; a daughter of the late William and Eva Martin Brown.
Evelyn enjoyed vacationing at Lake Champlain with her husband and family; she loved to knit and crochet. Her greatest passion was taking care of her family, especially her adoring grandchildren who nicknamed her "Gram." Evelyn was also a member of the Schenectady Senior Citizens.
Evelyn is predeceased by her beloved husband, Richard J. Dragon; it was a loving union of 70 years until his passing in 2010; her son, Wayne Dragon (daughter-in-law, Elaine).
She is survived by her son, Marvin (Rick); grandchildren, Christopher, Lisa (Gary), David, Michael (Alea), Jeffrey (Amiee), Scott (Michelle), Michelle (Ralph), Wayne Jr. (Karen) and Diane (Matthew); sister, Beverly DeFreest and the late, Ione and Joan; brothers, Kenneth and Emile (Barbara) Brown and the late, Ansle, George, Leon, Bill and Herbert. Evelyn is also survived by 14 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours for Evelyn will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 5 until 8 p.m. at New Comer Funerals & Cremations, 343 New Karner Road, Colonie, NY, 12205. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. at Christ our Light Catholic Church, 1 Maria Drive, Loudonville, NY, 12211. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Chazy, NY.
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Published on August 22, 2017