Evelyn M. Augustus

April 15, 2013

WATERTOWN, N.Y.    Evelyn M. Augustus, 78, Watertown, passed away Saturday, April 13, at Samaritan Keep Nursing Home, Watertown.

Evelyn was born April 9, 1935, in the town of Alexandria, the daughter of Earl and Margaret Paige Weed. 

She married Richard Augustus on Feb. 16, 1957. Mr. Augustus died in March 1988.

Mrs. Augustus worked as a floor supervisor for Watertown Linen Supply and also as a waitress and bartender for many local restaurants.

Evelyn loved to play bingo and to knit. She also loved spending time and playing Nintendo with her grandchildren. She loved to tell jokes and enjoyed playing yahtzee and board games.

Surviving her are two sons, Edward Augustus, Plattsburg, NY, and Robert (Kelly) Augustus, Watertown; a daughter, Diana (Rodney) Dobson, Watertown; 12 Grandchildren; 4 Great-Grandchildren and a few nieces and nephews.

A brother, Earl Weed, and a grandchild, both died before her.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, at Cleveland Funeral Home, Inc., Watertown, with Fr. Jonas Tandayou officiating. Burial will be in the North Watertown at a later date. 

Calling hours will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday April 18, at the Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown.


Information provided by Cleveland Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.