Evanco, John Robert (American Flag) - June 28, 2019 - Passed away peacefully amidst family and caretakers. Born in Buffalo, New York on February 6, 1929 to John H. Evanco and Elizabeth (nee Stevenson) Evanco. He graduated from East High School in 1947 and Cornell University in 1952. He honorably served as a Naval Officer from 1953-1966, both actively and in the Reserves. He shared his love for baseball, hockey, movies, sailing, reading, seafood and travel with friends and family. He married Emma (nee Mooney) in September of 1956 and had six children. He led his family on numerous summer adventures to Allegheny and Letchworth State Parks, as well as annual vacations stretching up and down the East Coast from Quebec City to Key West. He is survived by his sister Virginia Koszuta, nieces, nephews, children, grandchildren and friends. Private funeral services were held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by C. Mertz and Son Funeral Home, Inc. Share condolences at www.mertzfh.com
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