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Evelyn G. (Sievers) Livengood

October 16, 1928 ~ June 7, 2020 (age 91)


Evelyn S Livengood, 91, formerly of Manchester, CT, died Sunday, June 7, 2020 at the Morrison Nursing Home in Whitefield, NH.

Evelyn was born in Scranton, PA on October 16, 1928.  She was raised in Tafton, PA on the shores of Lake Wallenpaupack where she lived barefoot and fancy free.  When World War II broke out her family moved to East Hartford, CT to work at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft.  She attended and graduated in 1947 from East Hartford High School.  She spent her summers in Tafton where she met the love of her life William Livengood Jr of Philadelphia, PA.  They were married in 1948 in a small Presbyterian church in Tafton.  Afterwards they moved to Philadelphia, PA for a short time before moving to Manchester, CT where they started their family and remained for 60 years.

She worked multiple jobs while raising 3 children.  Her career included Iona Manufacturing, Pratt and Whitney Aircraft and finally Manchester Memorial Hospital as a Unit Secretary.

After the death of her husband in 2013, her health declined and she relocated to an assisted living facility in northern New Hampshire, closer to her son.

Evelyn is predeceased by her father Edward Sievers, her mother Gladys Palamar, her son-in-law Butch McNamar and her husband William W. Livengood Jr.

She is survived by her three children, daughter Cynthia L. McNamar of Ellington, two sons, Gary L. Livengood and his wife Sarah of Fairbanks, AK, William W. Livengood III and his wife Linda of Whitefield, NH., nine grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

There are no services planned at this time, and will be laid to rest beside her husband at the Rose Hill Memorial Park. Any memorial donations can be sent to the Veteran’s Home and Hospital in Rocky Hill, CT in Evelyn’s memory.

She lived her life as a part of the ‘Greatest Generation’ and will be dearly missed. To sign an online guestbook visit

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