Eva G. Carlson

Eva G. Carlson died Sunday, January 23, 2011 in Riverside Nursing Center, McKeesport. Born in McKeesport, May 29, 1912, age 98. Of McKeesport, she was a retired teacher for 42 years in the Third Street School, Dravosburg, was a member of the First Christian Church, McKeesport and its Sonshiner’s, a member of Chapter #32, A.A.R.P. and the Retired School Employees, and was a 1932 graduate of Indiana State Teacher’s College.

Daughter of the late Albert and Lillian Sternquist Griffiths, wife of the late John T. “Tuss” Carlson, she is survived by her sister, Lillian Deer of Florida; 4 nephews, Thomas, Jonathan, and David Bowen and Daniel Deer; also a great niece, Aimee Martin.

Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 on Tuesday from 6-8 PM. A service will take place in the funeral home Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 8:00 PM with Ray J. Beard, Minister officiating. Interment will take place Wednesday in Jefferson Memorial Park. The family suggests contributions to the First Christian Church of McKeesport.