George Evangelista Obituary (1932 – 2022) – Waterford, MI
George Francis Evangelista passed away on February 6, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. George is survived by his children, Karen and Cindy, his grandchildren, Elliot Crowder (Kathy), Andrew Belz, Brigitte Crowder (Eric) and Paige Camillo (Ryan), and his great-grandchildren (Charley, Maria, Daniel and Michael).
George was predeceased by his beloved wife, Edda, who died on December 17, 2021. He was also predeceased by his parents, Salvatore and Esther, who immigrated from Italy and made Detroit their home. , MI and the brothers Salvatore and Ralph.
George was born in Detroit on September 16, 1932 and had a childhood full of silliness. He was a Korean War veteran who was honorably discharged from the United States Army in 1952 and married Edda on August 7, 1954 at Assumption Grotto Church and celebrated in Belle Isle. The two were married for 67 years.
GFE lived a long life of love and happiness. He blessed everyone he met with his presence and his sharp tongue. George became a small business owner after founding Macomb Computer Services, a data entry company headquartered in the Detroit metro area. George spent many years in Roseville, MI, Rochester, MI and Naples FL. He loved his church, golf and spending time with his family. A strength, he will be missed by all.
A visitation will be held Thursday, February 10, 2022 at Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Boulevard, Rochester, MI 48307 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A memorial mass and funeral will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022 at St. Mary of the Hills, 2675 John R Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307, at 11:00 a.m.
Posted by Potere-Modetz Funeral Home – Rochester on February 8, 2022.