Emerita S.G. Evangelista, MD
December 19, 1936-March 18, 2016
Emerita S.G. Evangelista, MD, age 79, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Nueva Ecija, Philippines on December 19, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Dr. Gavino and Mrs. Expectacion (Abad) San Gabriel. A 1959 graduate of Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in Manila, Philippines, Dr. Evangelista was a gifted pediatric, internal medicine physician, employed with the Delaware Psychiatric Center in New Castle, retiring after over 30 years of dedicated service.
She was a devout Catholic throughout her life and a longtime member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish.
In addition to her parents, Dr. Evangelista was preceded in death by her husband, Jose A. Evangelista and siblings, Jose A.San Gabriel and Edmundo A.San Gabriel. She is survived by her children, Joseph S. Evangelista of Waltham, MA and Eileen S.G. Evangelista of Newark; and siblings, Gavino A. San Gabriel, Jr., Reynaldo A. San Gabriel, and Elenita S.G. Caraos.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, March 28, 2016, at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE 19720 from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 noon. Entombment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Fatima Parish at the address above.