Evelyn Ann (Rocheck) DeFrank

January 18, 1930 ~ November 3, 2020 (age 90)


Evelyn Ann Rocheck DeFrank, age 90 formerly of New Salem, PA, passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at Lafayette Manor, Uniontown, PA. She was born on January 18, 1930 in Fairbank, PA, a daughter of Stephen and Margaret Gavalek Rocheck.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Francis P. DeFrank; grandchildren: Celeste DeFrank and Tyler Porter; sister, Louise Coyle.

She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi R. C. Church, Christian Mothers and the American Legion Post 753. Evelyn enjoyed cooking, quilting and above all her family.   

She is survived by her children: Frank DeFrank of Newboro, Maria Traficante and her husband Daniel of Uniontown, Dominic DeFrank and his wife Roxann of Uniontown. Eugene DeFrank and his wife, Cynthia of Pittsburgh, Angela Porter and her husband Eddie of Birmingham, AL, Stephen DeFrank and his wife Colleen of Harrisburg,; grandchildren: Nicole (Bryan) Heinbaugh, Ashley Traficante,  Dominic and Mia DeFrank, Angela, Caroline, Dante and Geno DeFrank,  Luke Porter, Brynn and Paige DeFrank; great grandchildren: Baylee, Cole and Callie Heinbaugh; twin brother, Edward Rocheck and his wife Naomi of Cleveland, OH.

Evelyn’s family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Kish-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 20 North Mill Street, New Salem, PA where Prayers of Transfer will be prayed at 9:30 a.m. Saturday November 7, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St Francis of Assisi R. C. Church (Footedale Worship Center) with Father William Berkey as Celebrant. Entombment will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, PA. VALET PARKING WILL BE AVAILABLE DURING VISITATION HOURS.

The Christian Mother’s Prayer will be prayed at 6 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

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November 6, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
St Francis of Assisi R. C. Church (New Salem, PA, Footedale Worship Center))

Funeral Mass
November 7, 2020

10:00 AM
St Francis of Assisi R. C. Church (New Salem, PA, Footedale Worship Center))

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