Bom-Wrapper

Evelyn McElwain

Evelyn McElwain

Sunday, January 30th, 1949 - Monday, November 30th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Evelyn McElwain, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Evelyn McElwain

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Evelyn's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Evelyn's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Evelyn McElwain, 71, of Fayetteville, Pennsylvania, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2020 at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born January 30, 1949 in York Haven, Pennsylvania, she was a daughter of the late Charles Oscar Millhouse, Jr. and Leona Gertrude (Yeager) Millhouse.

A 1968 graduate of the Scotland School for Veterans Children, Evelyn went on to work as a seamstress at the J. Schoeneman Company and then as a records keeper for the Mont Alto Family Medicine. She was an avid bowler and was also active in the Alumni Association at the Scotland School for Veterans Children. She was a member of the Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46 Ladies Auxiliary. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Evelyn is survived by her husband of 44 years, Michael R. McElwain, whom she married on November 21, 1976; daughter Mandi McElwain (husband Shawn White) of Glenside, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Brandon and Bryce White; step-daughter, Michelle Grove of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; and step-grandchildren Rachelle Poper and Justin Traxler; and siblings Charles Millhouse of Rome, NY, Doris Jean Hockenberry of Fayetteville, PA, Edward Millhouse of Chambersburg, and Phyllis Eyer of Chambersburg. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-grandson, Robert Poper, Jr. and brother Harold Millhouse.

Private services are entrusted to the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Chambersburg, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made at https://www.gofundme.com/f/evelyn-mcelwain-funeral-expenses?sharetype=teams&member=7163694&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_na+share-sheet&rcid=85bb2a92c2744cae833e324ddf3e57f5
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Evelyn McElwain, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Evelyn

Service Details

There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Evelyn McElwain.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Evelyn here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Flowers
STLE Philadelphia Section and With heartfelt condolences, Bill and Amy Zorn sent flowers to the family of Evelyn McElwain.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
HS

Heartfelt Sympathies

Posted at 11:52am
Dear McElwain family and friends, warm regards from all of us and God Bless to all that this has impacted. Sincerely Hangsterfer's Labs Inc.

3 trees were planted in the memory of Evelyn McElwain

Plant a tree
JG

John Graham

Posted at 09:06am
Mandi,

My heartfelt condolences upon your loss, your mom was a wonderful woman who raised a great daughter who is wise and thoughtful to others. My prayers are with you and your family at this time.

Rickey Heckman

Posted at 10:23pm
Rick Heckman:
Dear Family of Evelyn. I worked with Evelyn at The Stanley Company, she was a hard working person and always had a great smile. Sending my deepest sympathy!
SS

Sandy Suders

Posted at 03:48pm
Evenlyn was a lovey dear lady. I am so sorry for you Mandi and your dad Mike. She was the one that lined it up for us to get Mugsy dog years ago. She had Esther or I know she'd of taken this dog too. Your family always had a big heart for dogs. Mandi you have been so blessed to have this wonderful mother and Mike a loyal sweet wife. Again I say I'm very sorry. If We can do anything to help I'm not that far away. Love and prayers for God's comfort to all of you and the grandsons too. Your friend. Sandy Suders
SS

STLE Philadelphia Section

Posted at 01:12pm
To Mandi and Family, With our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Flower Image

STLE Philadelphia Section purchased flowers for the family of Evelyn McElwain. Send Flowers

Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: