Marian Louise Evains, 87, of Ocean Township, NJ, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center located in Neptune, NJ. Marian was born on December 19th, 1934 in the county of Sumter, SC to Arthur and Bessie Hartwell. At the age of eight, Marian and her family moved to Asbury Park, NJ.
Marian was educated in the Asbury Park School system, graduating from Asbury Park High School in 1952. Upon graduating, she was employed by the United States Government first working at Camp Evans in Wall, NJ, then at the Signal Corps Unit, which was housed in the HEXAGON building located in Tinton Falls NJ, and last for the Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) also located in Tinton Falls NJ, retiring with over 30 plus years of service. While employed by the Federal Government, she also obtained an Associate Degree from Brookdale Community College, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Kean College, now known as Kean University, in Early Childhood Education.
On January 29, 1956 Marian was wed to Rudy T. Evains (deceased) and to this union a son, Richard, was born on March 28, 1959. Marian was a long-time and dedicated member (over 60 + years) of Second Baptist Church, Asbury Park, NJ serving on the Woman’s Usher Board.
She was predeceased by her husband, Rudy T. Evains, loving parents, Arthur and Bessie Hartwell, sister, Thelma Davis, brother, Aaron Hartwell, nephew, Eugene Hartwell, niece, Rudy Canzater, and great grandnephew, Zamir Ahsaad A. Dunbar.
Marian is survived by her loving son, Richard Evains of Ocean Township, NJ, one sister, Rachel E. Lattimore of Neptune City, NJ, first cousins, Phyllis Towler, of Smyrna, DE, Leonard Brooks, of Jackson, NJ, and Wayne Robinson, of Cumberland, RI, nieces, Gloria Johnson (Ed) of Jacksonville, FL, and Frances Bennett of Asbury Park, NJ, nephews, Anthony Hartwell (Melinda) of Baltimore, MD, Earl Davis (Kathy) of Asbury Park, NJ, Donald A. Davis of Neptune City, NJ, and William Davis of Red Bank, NJ, one sister-in-law, Vernell Hartwell of Asbury Park, NJ, and many cousins, great nieces, great nephews and friends.
Special thank you to Vanetta Dias for the service that you had provided for the family while caring for Marian. Your knowledge and professionalism were invaluable.
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