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“I. Am so sorry. To. Hear about this sweet lady going home to our Lord. We was in home room together and she was alway fun to be around. I will...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Joyce McCabe uganski - MI

“Barbara was a special member of the class of 1960 at Muskegon Catholic Central. She always had a ready smile and a kind word. Condolences to her...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Janice Drew Buck - Hartland, MI

“So very sorry to hear about Barbara's passing. My condolences to her family and may she rest in peace with the Lord.8TC ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Karen DeMilio Northrup - Kyle, TX

“I am so sorry to hear of the death of Barb - she was a very special friend during our Catholic Central days. Blessings to all of you! ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Carol Rose (Miller-Fouts) - MI

“I remember Barb as being so tiny, sweet & always had a smile on her face!!! Rest in Peace Barb ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Peggy Lipps LeLoff - Umatilla, FL

“So sorry to hear of the death of Barb. Her Muskegon Catholic Central class of 1960 sends its condolences to her family. We remember her as a very...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: "Mickey" Topp - Muskegon, MI

“I LIE IN GRAND HAVEN, WENT TO MCC WITH BARB. MY SYMPATHY TO DON AND FAMILY. OFTEN I ASKED PAM ABOUT HER, COULD NOT GET HER TO A REUNION. I WILL PRAY...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: JOANNE (HORNAK) RUPAR - MI

“Dear Don and Family, Barbara will be missed by us neighbors. She was a remarkable lady. My prayers are with you at this sad time. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Margaret Ruppe - Grandville, MI

“Dearest Don, I am Gerry Thornton one of the volunteers at Trillium Woods, Faith Hospice. I met you and Barb a few times at Trillium Woods. One of...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Gerry Thornton - Byron Center, MI

“My dear family you are in my prayers, I sit here hearing Barbie's gentle voice, and her heartfelt laughter, I will miss her so much, I am so glad I...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Joanne (Evola) Dumont - MI

“I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with Barb many years ago at St. Marys' and remember her as a soft spoken, compassionate and kind...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Roberta Shripka - Rockford , MI

“Dear Don and Family So sorry to here of Barb's passing. I am so glad I got to talk to her last week. She was my maid of honor at my wedding and...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Therese Fricano Harden - MI

“Dear Don, So sorry to hear of Barbie's death. We had grand times together as nurses and roommates. I remember Barbie's love for you and the birth...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Rosa Bice - Grand Haven, MI

“We will miss your gentle spirit and your smiling face. We know you are now one of God's special Angels. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Cathi Pearson, Jerry Burns & Family - MI


EVOLA-LA PENNA – Mrs. Barbara Evola-LaPenna, R.N. aged 69 of Grandville, passed away Monday, January 2, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Michelina LaPenna; brothers, Anthony (Marion), and Joseph. She is survived by her husband, Donald Evola; sons, Timothy (Christina) Evola, Thomas Evola; grandchildren, Alicia, Baylee and Ellery; sisters, Angie (LaPenna) Baldus, Rose LaPenna, Rosalie (Gerald) Moore, Katharine Bignall, Joanne Dumont; brother-in-law, Angelo Evola; many special nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2012 at St. Pius X, 3937 Wilson Ave. SW. The family will greet relatives and friends Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at the Ronan-Vanderpool-Stegenga Funeral Chapel, 3131 S. Division and one hour prior to the Mass at church. Prayers of the Rosary will be recited 6:15 PM Friday at the funeral chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice. Memories and condolences to Barbara's family may be shared at www.stegengafuneralchapel.com.