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Arlene (Burba) Evans

MADEIRA BEACH, FL: Arlene (Burba) Evans, 80, formerly of Andover, MA and Newton, NH, died on April 3, 2009 in Florida. She was the beloved wife of 53 years to Harold Evans.

Born in Lawrence, MA, Mrs. Evans was the daughter of the late Anthony J. and Emma H. (Lucinski) Burba.

Mrs. Evans was an employee of Western Electric/AT&T Network Systems starting as a switchboard operator, and following 35 years of service retired as a Department Chief in the Product Line Management Division. Arlene loved watching the food network shows and enjoyed experimenting with new recipes. She and Harold enjoyed traveling and cruising, especially with family and friends. Arlene also spent countless hours on her home computer e-mailing almost daily to her family and friends.

Arlene was the loving mother of Patricia Evans White and her husband Robert F. White of Boston; devoted sister to Ronald A. Burba of Salem, NH, and the late Daniel J. Burba of Salisbury, MA; and also survived by several nieces and nephews, their families and many friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service Friday, July 17, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill, MA. Visitation, followed by a prayer service, will precede the service from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Immediately following the interment at the Lithuanian Cemetery a luncheon will follow at the Roma Restaurant. Flowers will be accepted Thursday, July 16th in the afternoon. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to a cause or charity of your choice. 

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