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Obituary of Stephanie Anne Evangelista
Stephanie Anne Evangelista, 75, beloved Mother and Grandmother, died Sunday April 7, 2019 at home in Chester with her family.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, she lived on Bay 32nd Street, where she graduated from Lafayette High School. Her first job was on Wall Street as an accounting clerk. She enjoyed dancing, playing mahjong with the ladies and being at the beach. She was a resident of Orange County for over 50 years and had many lifelong friends. She worked for Troll Books in Mahwah for over 20 years and retired from Kohl's of Monroe in 2016. Known simply as Boopa to her grandchildren, she was devoted to them spending her happiest days cheering them on the sports field, sharing a tea party, or walking on the beach teaching life lessons.
She leaves behind her loving family including her three daughters; Gina and James Dudgeon of Chester, grandson Brian Dudgeon and granddaughter Stephanie Dudgeon also of Chester. Christine Evangelista, granddaughter Anna Maria of Nashville TN and Jennifer and Dennis Drexler, granddaughter Julie of Apopka Florida. Stephanie also leaves behind her siblings; sister Renee (Angelo) Gambino, Ernest (Brenda) Evangelista, and Dennis (Joan) Evangelista; many nieces and nephews and beloved friends.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Ernest and Nancy Evangelista and grandsons Matthew James Dudgeon and Michael Joseph Evangelista.
Services will be held at Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., 82 South Church St., Goshen, NY on Thursday April 11, 2-4 and 6-8 pm.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, April 12th at 10:00 am St. Anastasia Church in Harriman, New York.
The family asks that in Lieu of flowers donations be made to The Matthew Dudgeon Memorial Fund PO Box 19 Chester, NY 10918.
Arrangements under the care of the Donovan Funeral Home, Inc., Goshen. To leave a condolence visit www.donovanfunerals.com