Evangeline ‘Evelyn’ Mavrakis Niehaus, 94, of North Belle Vernon, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2022 at her home. Born July 15, 1927 in N. Charleroi, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Alma Fontaine Mavrakis. A resident of North Belle Vernon for the past 35 years, having previously resided in Monessen, Mrs. Niehaus was a member of St. Sebastian R.C. Church, Belle Vernon where she served as a Eucharistic Minister, was a member of the church sewing and quilting club and also made church Baptismal garments.
Evelyn was retired from Brookvale Sewing Factory, where she worked as a Sewing Machine Operator, volunteered at the St. Vincent DePaul Society, Monessen and was an avid card player.
She is survived by two daughters & sons in law Rita & Michael Labonich of West Newton, Mary & John Gira of North Belle Vernon; six grandchildren Lorraine Monack, Bailey Niehaus, Alex Niehaus, Victoria DeVore, Kelly Goodboy, Beth Stein; 17 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren and a sister Mary Jane Quinn of Monessen. She is preceded in death by her son Paul T. Niehaus and a sister Leah Terensky.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 3-6 pm at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183. THERE WILL BE NO SUNDAY VISITATION. Prayers of Transfer will be held Monday at 9:30 am in the funeral home followed by funeral mass at 10:00 am at St. Sebastian R.C. Church with the Rev. Michael J. Crookston as celebrant. Interment will take place in Grandview Cemetery, Monessen. The family would wish to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff of OSPTA Hospice for their loving care and support given to Mom.