Evalena M. Bird

Apr. 24, 1926 - June 16, 2018


Graveside Celebration
of Evalena's Life :

     Saturday, June 23, 2018
     11:00 A.M.

     Our Lady of Angels Cemetery
     Cuba, NY


Celebration of Life

     Saturday, June 23, 2018
     After Graveside Celebration

     9419 Trenkle Rd.
     Cuba, NY




Evalena M. Bird
Beloved Mother and Grandmother
Evalena M. Bird, 92, of Cuba, and formerly a longtime resident of Tonawanda, New York, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Cuba Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.

Born on April 24, 1926, in Clearfield, PA, she was a daughter of Thomas and Mayme M. Card Bickhart.

She was a graduate of St. Mary's School in Dunkirk and had worked at Clements in Buffalo and later at a factory in Tonawanda prior to her retirement.

Evalena enjoyed her home, family, pets, and walks by the Niagara River. Her hobbies were crocheting and baking. Christmas was her favorite holiday and always sent Christmas cards and baked cookies. She was a resourceful giver, a lovely person, and a devoted mother.

Surviving are a daughter, Carol Ann Ronolder of Cuba; a son, Thomas L. Bird of North Tonawanda; three grandchildren Catherine, Joseph, and Thomas; a great grandson, Gavin Thomas; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents a brother Harry Bickhart and a sister Ida Bickhart.

The family would like send a very heartfelt thank you to the employees of Cuba Memorial Hospital for caring for their mother over the past several years.

Friends and family are invited to attend a Graveside Celebration of Evalena's Life on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Cuba at 11:00 A.M. The Rev. Dennis J.J. Mancuso, will officiate. Following the service friends and family are invited to a Celebration of Life Picnic at 9419 Trenkle Rd., Cuba.

Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., Cuba.





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