Evelyn Jean Summers, 89, of Royse City passed away Thursday, February 18, 2016 in Greenville. Funeral service will be 1:00pm Wednesday, February 24 at the First United Methodist Church in Royse City with Rev. Tim Marks officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at the Royse City Cemetery under the direction of Peters Funeral home of Greenville. Pallbearers for the service will be Jeffrey Summers, Cory Summers, Travis Summers, Cody Summers, Michael Summers, and Joe Pecina.
Evelyn was born August 7, 1926 in Northumberland, PA to Frank Zaleski and Julia Boroski Zaleski. She proudly served her country during WWII while enlisted in the US Navy. After being honorably discharged from the military she continued her life caring for her community as a Registered Nurse. She married Seeley Summers July 11, 1945 in Hawaii. She loved and cared for her family and it showed by the safe and happy home she provided.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sons Jack Summers and wife Janis of Rockwall, Robert Summers and wife Debbie of Royse City, Joseph Summers and wife Ronni of Centennial, CO; grandchildren Jeffrey Summers and wife Eden, Jeanne Hays and husband Chad, Travis Summers and wife Robin, Cody Summers and wife Jeni, Michael Summers and wife Kim, and Cory Summers and wife Keri; great grandchildren Brooke Hays, Ashlyn Hays, Carson Hays, Seeli Summers, Bryce Summers, Graci Summers, Tex Summers, Jackson Summers, Josie Summers, Baylie Summers, and Kendall Milligan; niece Julia Boyd. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Seeley Summers and a brother Frank Zaleski Jr.
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