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Evelyn C. (Stahovec) Ciocco
April 21, 1936 ~ November 28, 2022 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Evelyn C. “Evie” (Stahovec) Ciocco, 86, of Derry Twp., passed away Monday, November 28,
2022, after a four-year struggle with complications from Lewy Body Dementia, at her home with
her family and loved ones by her side. We would like to add very special thanks and our
sincerest gratitude for ALL of her wonderful caregivers during this difficult time. Having her at
home would not have been possible without all of them.
Evie was born April 21, 1936, in Lycippus, a daughter of the late John P. Sr. and Mary (Regalla)
Prior to retirement Evie worked at Latronics Corp. in Latrobe and various other part-time jobs.
She was a member of the St. Martin Roman Catholic Church, New Derry and the St. Martin
Rosary Altar Society. Evie collected Longaberger Baskets and jewelry but truly enjoyed dancing,
music and travelling. She was always ready with a real-life story for any occasion and always
willing to do anything to help anyone. She was an inspiration to us every day.
Besides her parents, Evie is preceded in death by her husband James L. Ciocco in 2017; three
sisters Mary Giesey, Katherine Meidinger, and Annie Stahovec; and one great grandson Paxton
Evie is survived by her one son Louis Ciocco and wife Teri of Grand Junction, CO; four
daughters: Lori Anderson and her partner John of Honolulu, HI; Linda Bradosky of Derry; Lee
Storey and husband Jerry of Derry Twp., and Dr. Luciann Moyher and partner Cindy of Dallas,
GA. One brother, John P. Stahovec, Jr. of New Derry; two sisters: Margaret Bolish of New
Derry and Veronica Sander and husband Manfred of Ligonier. 13 grandchildren; 15 great
grandchildren and also numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
The St. Martin Altar Rosary Society will recite the Rosary Friday, 3:30PM December, 2, 2022 in
the funeral home.
The family will receive friends for Evie’s Life Celebration, on Friday, December 2, 2022 from
4-8 PM at the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home Inc. 529 N. Chestnut St. Derry, PA 724-
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00AM, Saturday, December 3, 2022 in the St. Martin
Roman Catholic Church, New Derry with Rev. Salvatore R. Lamendola as celebrant.
Interment will be in the St. Martin Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made to www.merlinfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O.
Box 96011, Washington DC, 20090-6011, to help fund research to find better treatments and
someday a cure for this horrible disease that robs millions of peoples’ minds every day.