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Evelyn Mae (nee Nast) Beisel

Obituary for Evelyn Mae (nee Nast) Beisel

May 5, 1934 - September 12, 2017
Norristown, Pennsylvania | Age 83


Evelyn Mae Beisel (nee Nast) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born May 5, 1934 in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late William F. and Emma (nee Bussell) Nast and the beloved wife of the late William R. Beisel, Sr.

Evelyn was a beautiful, young at heart Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She spent her life devoted to her husband and family.  She was an avid "Words with Friends" player and on Facebook daily.  She became a second Mother to her NAFA friends and was a "regular" at the Jem Restaurant.  Known for her strength and determination, Evelyn faced every challenge head-on, including her final battle. She left this world with the same grace and dignity in which she lived her life.

Evelyn is survived by her three children; Deborah Hutchinson (Robert), Linda Bello (Tony) and William R. Beisel, Jr. (Donna Rowan) 12 grandchildren; Rob (Tara), Rich, Ryan, Raymond, Michael, Bo, Lisa, Amanda, William III (Brittany), Ashley (Nick), Alexandra (Rich), Alyssa and six great grandchildren; Jackson, Julia, William IV, Isla, Harper and Lucas. She was preceded in death by her brother; William Nast and two sisters; Hazel Cherry and Marion Haney.

Relatives and friends are invited to share in Evelyn's Life Celebration on Friday, September 15, from 6 to 8pm at Boyd-Horox-Givnish of East Norriton, 200 West Germantown Pike, 610-277-7000 and on  Saturday from 9 - 9:50 am, followed by her funeral mass at 10am at Visitation BVM  Church, 196 North Trooper Road, Norristown. Evelyn has requested that those attending her viewing and Mass please wear bright colors.  Interment will be at Westminster Cemetery, Belmont avenue, Bala Cynwyd.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in Evelyn's honor to her Key West family and hurricane victims at TD Bank, 1799 Swede Rd. East Norriton, PA 19401, c/o Evelyn Beisel Memorial Fund.

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  • Evelyn Beisel Memorial Fund
    1799 Swede Rd.
    East Norriton, PA 19401

Arrangements By

Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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