Mary Jo Evans
Mary Jo Evans

Mary Jo Evans (nee Smith), 85, of East Amherst, New York and recently a resident ay Plymouth Place in LaGrange Park, died Sept. 26, 2021. 

Ms. Evans was born Nov. 28, 1935 and worked as a research scientist at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Institute & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, New York, for many years.

She was the wife of the late Richard Todd Evans; the mother of David (Erica Schorr-Evans) Evans and Douglas (Georgia) Evans, of Riverside; the grandmother of Abigail, Aidan and Riley; the daughter of the late William and Lillian Smith; and the sister of the late Lester Smith. 

Services have been held. Interment will be at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery-Little Falls. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Institute (www.roswellpark.org) are appreciated. 

Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home, Westchester, handled arrangements.