Evelyn Virginia (Finnegan) Harrington

April 21, 1936 ~ May 29, 2021 (age 85)

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Evelyn Virginia Harrington, 85, of Cortland, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 5:27 PM surrounded by her loving family in the comfort of her own home under the comforting care of hospice.

She was born on Tuesday, April 21, 1936, in McCracken, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Daniel and Margaret Welling Finnegan.

Evelyn attended Richhill Township High School in Wind Ridge, Pennsylvania graduating in 1954.

She retired as an inspector from Kennametal in Orwell, Ohio after over 25 years of service.  After retiring, Evelyn enjoyed watching tennis, old country music shows and her favorite soap operas.  Most of all, Evelyn was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers Fan.

Surviving are her two children John (Beverly) Jackson of Cortland and Sherry Surrena of Leavittsburg; her siblings Leota Hewitt of Wind Ridge, PA, Gordon (Donna) Finnegan of Warren, June Sim of Waynesburg, PA, Ralph (Sue) Finnegan of Conroy, TX and Wilma (William) Doxtator of Bowler, WI; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.  She is also survived by her canine companion “Sweetie”.

Besides her parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by brothers Pete, Harold, Ronald, Fred and Daniel Finnegan; by her sister Kathy Williams and by her son-in-law Allen Surrena.

In keeping with her wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral service.

The family would like to thank Stephanie and all of the wonderful people at the CDC in Boardman for all of their kindness and support that they gave to Evelyn.

The family requests memorial contributions be made in Evelyn’s name to Angels for Animals 4750 S. Range Road, Canfield, Ohio 44406.

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