Barbara Jean Evanko

December 6, 1928 – April 30, 2022

Barbara Jean Nelson Evanko, 93, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Harry Edward and Georgia King Nelson; and was also preceded in death by her loving husband, William D. Evanko; two children, Andrea Lynn Evanko and William David Evanko; and a grandson, Jonathan Evanko. Mrs. Evanko is survived by her two children, Sandra E. Cantor (Dr. David K. Cantor) and Michael S. Evanko (Kathy); five grandchildren, Matt Cantor, Haran Cantor (Debbie), Eran Cantor (Maria), Christopher Evanko and Heather Fisk (Mike); eight great-grandchildren, J.J., Zach, Jonathan, Jonah, Ethan, Saya, Andre and Makai; one great-great-granddaughter, Lucy; two sisters, Lois Nicely and Ann Hancock; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the Chester Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, Chester, VA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Barbara Evanko. Condolences may be registered at