Tonawanda News

August 23, 2013

Evelyn I. Shipton


The Tonawanda News

CITY OF TONAWANDA — Evelyn I. (nee Metz) (Alvaro) Shipton, age 87, of the City of Tonawanda, Wednesday, August 21, 2013. She was the mother of Samuel J. Alvaro, who died in 2000; and was the sister of the late Jean Arnold and Earl Metz. Evelyn owned and operated Evelyn's Beauty Shop on Niagara Street and also Fuller Avenue in Tonawanda for 30 years. She was also employed by Chevrolet Div. of General Motors for 15 years, retiring in 1988.

She is survived by her daughter, Joanne Badame of North Tonawanda; three grandchildren, Phillip (Kathlene) Kelly of Cheektowaga, Julie Kelly of North Tonawanda, and James Alvaro of Sarasota, FL; and five great-grandchildren, Michael, Kevin, Joseph, Daniel and Stephen Kelly. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior visitation or funeral service in keeping with Evelyn's wishes.                     Arrangements by John O. Roth Funeral Home, Inc., Tonawanda, NY.

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