Evelyn L. Vorko


Evelyn L. "Gram" Vorko, age 96, of Swisshelm Park and Mt. Lebanon, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 1, 2018. Born in Vandergrift, PA, she was preceded in death by her parents and her four siblings. Evelyn is survived by her adoring husband of almost 70 years, John Vorko; her loving children, Maryann (Frank) Reabe and Mark (Lorraine) Vorko; her beloved grandchildren, Michele, Dan, Amanda, and Angela; and many friends and extended family. Evelyn was an exceptional cook and the queen of wonderful dinners and Christmas cookies, and she loved her Pittsburgh Penguins. She was a kindhearted and immediate friend to anyone who had ever had the pleasure of her company. Her family will treasure countless memories of Gram, including fun times with kids and Yahtzee and card games. The family wishes to thank the staff at Asbury Heights in Mt. Lebanon for the exceptional loving care and service that they provided in recent years, and request that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be welcome by the Asbury Foundation (Benevolent Care), 700 Bower Hill Rd., Mt. Lebanon, PA 15243. Friends will be received on Thursday 3-5 and 6-8 p.m. at the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME, INC., 7441 Washington St., Swissvale, PA. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday 9:30 a.m. at Word of God/St. Anselm's Church, 7446 McClure St., Swissvale, PA.