Angelene M. ‘Tudy’ (Santry) Evanko Ambridge Angelene M. “Tudy” (Santry) Evanko, 96, of Ambridge, died Monday, July 27, 2020, in Heritage Valley Sewickley. Born July 23, 1924, in Hazelwood, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Marie Sullivan Santry. She was a former employee of HH Robertson, where she met the love of her life, Nestor Evanko. She was a dedicated member of St. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church where she was an avid Pierogi worker. She was a very strategic scramble player and especially loved football. Angelene was a dedicated homemaker who loved to take care of her parents, husband and children. She was also a fun grandmother who delighted the kids. To have her as a mother was truly a gift from God. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Nestor Evanko, September 18, 2000; one son, James Evanko; six brothers, Thomas, John, Joseph, Edward, James and Lawrence Santry; and two sisters, Elizabeth Tomei and Rose Rita Galbraith. Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Jay and Peggy Evanko, Baden; one daughter, Joy Nellen and her life partner Steve Brodkin, Candler, N.C.; four grandchildren, Leah and her husband Michael Adkins, Center Twp.; Eric Evanko, Baden; Travis Nellen, Hawaii; and Spencer Nellen, Miami, Fla.; two great-grandchildren, Alexander and Dominic Adkins, Center Twp.; and her beloved cat, Sweeter. A private family viewing was held Friday, July 31, 2020 at BOHN-MATICH FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 1099 Maplewood Ave., Ambridge. A Funeral Mass was held at St. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church with Fr. Michael Polosky officiating. Interment followed at St. Peter & Paul Cemetery. The family would like to thank Concordia of Villa St. Joseph for their care and kindness they gave Angelene. Contributions can be made, if desired, to Concordia of Villa St. Joseph or St. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Ambridge, in Angelene’s memory.
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