Evelyn Vierra, age 88, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2011. She was a homemaker and a nine year resident of Colorado Springs.
Evelyn Perry was born on January 8, 1923 in West Warwick, Rhode Island to Joseph and Julia (Souza) Perry. She lived in East Providence, Rhode Island for all of her life until moving to Colorado Springs. She married Anthony L. Vierra on November 16, 1946. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Divine Redeemer Catholic Church. She was an avid reader and loved to dance.
Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Elaine (husband, Kip) Tarpley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony, and two brothers, Joseph and Virgil Amaral.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2011 at Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, 927 North Logan Avenue. A reception will follow services at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Evelyn’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Department 142, Memphis, Tennessee 38148-0142.