MERIDEN - Evelyn Ann St. Onge, 66, of 60 Hanover St. died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born in Meriden on June 27, 1941, she was the daughter of the late William and Arlene Hanny LeHerissier. She was an avid reader and writer, loved her family and friends, enjoyed cooking and watching ice skating on television. She had been employed as a nanny and was a former member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. She is survived by three sons, Jeffrey Thomas St. Onge and his wife, Melanie, Christopher Scott St. Onge and Matthew Michael St. Onge, all of Meriden; three sisters, CaroleWilliams and her husband, William, Patricia Jean Singh, all of Meriden and Brenda Shettleworth of Wallingford; three grandchildren, Evan St. Onge, Tyler St. Onge and Kyle St. Onge; several nieces and nephews, and her special cat, Sophia. The funeral will be held Monday, Jan. 21, at 11 a.m. at the Beecher and Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. The Rev. Eric Fjeldal will officiate. Burial will follow in Cheshire Street Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call Monday from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the services. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Evelyn may be made to the Meriden Humane Society, 22 East Road, Meriden, CT 06450, or to VNA Hospice, One Research Parkway, Meriden, CT 06450.

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  1. Dear Jeff, Melanie, Scott, and Family, I am so very sorry to learn of the passing of your mother. She was a very nice woman who loved you all so much. May the sweet memories you have of her ease the pain that you now feel. Sincerely, Mary-Ann

  2. I was sorry and saddened to learn of Evelyn’s passing. I didn’t know her well, but in the short time I did know her, she always had a smile and a kind word for anyone in her presence. She will always be loved and held in the hearts of those she cherished. With My Deepest Sympathy, Linda Marcantonio

  3. I wish there was more people like Evelyn in this world.I will think of her always.My best friend forever and after.

  4. It is with deepest saddness that my family and learned of Evelyn’s passing yesterday, Jan25th. My mother (Yolanda Angueira) has been away in Florida for the month of January and Feb. WE send our deepest sympathy to all family. She will always hold a special place in our hearts and we too will miss her.

  5. Jeff, Mel and family, We were so sorry to hear about Evelyn’s passing, we know how much she will be missed. She is with god now and will be able to watch over you all from above. Love, Jim and Maureen

  6. My husband, Bob, and I feel so very fortunate to have met Evelyn this past week, and to have been able to take Sophia, Evelyn’s cat, to live with us. What a wonderfully kind, interesting woman. We send our sympathies.

  7. Our deepest sympathy to all the family for your loss…I remember Evelyn from high school…went to school with Pat

  8. So sorry to hear of Evelyn’s passing. I worked with her for years at Eyelet Specialty but lost touch after the factory closing. Her family is in my prayers.

  9. To Evelyn’s family, My heartfelt sympathy for your loss. Evelyn was a remarkable woman who loved her family and who found strength when things seemed so hopeless. I am blessed to have been a part of her life. I will miss forever miss her but am thankful she is no longer suffering.

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