Noel P. Evangelista, 72, of Williamstown, Vt., formerly of New Milford, Conn. and Gloversville, N.Y., passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2013, with his family at his side. He was born December 24, 1940, in Gloversville, N.Y. to Irene (Putman) and Victor V. Evangelista. Noel graduated from Hudson Valley College majoring in highway engineering. He worked for the state of Connecticut, Della-Bitta Bassola, and Waters Construction Co., where he retired after 20 years. Most recently, he retired as owner of Depot and Main Citgo of Williamstown, Vt., after 20 years in business. He was a member of the Conn. Operating Engineers Union, the New Milford Jaycees and the Mutuo.
Noel was a true gentleman and made a difference in the lives of many people with his kindness and sense of humor. He had a passion for animals especially his pal, Blue. He enjoyed crossword puzzles, Jeopardy, war trivia, western movies, playing cribbage, warm weather and hearing a good joke. He loved sitting on his side porch spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. Besides his wife of 50 years, Sandra (Sandi), he is survived by a son, Peter Noel Evangelista of So Kent, Conn.; a daughter, Kimberly Evangelista-Malumphy of New Milford, Conn.; two grandchildren, Molly and Danny Malumphy of New Milford; brothers-in-law, Retired Major Chris Warner, Charles Osborn, Roger Warner and their families; aunts and cousins and their families.
There are no calling hours. Kindly omit flowers.
A memorial service will be held at the family's discretion.