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Evelyn A. (Cross) Davis

Obituary for Evelyn A. (Cross) Davis

March 27, 1915 - April 16, 2017
Annisquam, Massachusetts | Age 102

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Mrs. Evelyn A. (Cross) Davis, 102 of Annisquam passed away peacefully April 16, 2017 Easter Sunday morning at Addison Gilbert Hospital with her family at her side. She was the loving wife of the late John B. Davis.

Evelyn was born March 27, 1915 in Glasgow, Scotland. She is the daughter of the late Samuel and Margaret (Dugan) Cross. She moved to the United States as a young girl at the age of 13 months her family settled in New Bedford where they lived 20 years before moving to Annisquam.

She worked as a Bookkeeper for her husband's Trucking and Excavating Company.

Evelyn was a long time member of the Eastern Star Martha Washington Chapter. She and John enjoyed riding motorcycles and were members of the Retread Motorcycle Club. She had many wonderful friends who she shared her time with swimming at Sandy Bay Pool Club as well as snowmobiling and picnicking on Goose Cove

She is survived by her devoted son John "Jack" K. Davis and his wife Maria of Gloucester, her daughter in law Donna L. Davis of Gloucester. She was the loving grandmother to Sarah Viands and her husband Ned and Ellen Evans and her husband Matt. Her great grandchildren with whom she was so very proud of Braden and Katharine Viands, Kinsey and Mari Evans.

In addition to her husband, mother and father, Evelyn is predeceased by her son Kent R. Davis and her sister Greta Hacking.

In honoring with Evelyn's wishes Funeral Services and Burial in Mt. Adnah Cemetery will be private. Donations in her memory may be made to The Cape Ann Animal Aid, 4 Paws Lane, Gloucester, MA 01930.

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