Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Mary Evangeline Devitt[1, 2]

Female 1892 - 1977  (84 years)


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  • Name Mary Evangeline Devitt 
    Born 30 Mar 1892  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Residence 1917  Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Business 1940  10 King St. N., Waterloo City, Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eva Wing Gift Shop 
    Name Angeline Devitt 
    Name Eva Devitt 
    Name Mary Evangeline Wing 
    Eby ID Number 00115-7271.6 
    Died 26 Jan 1977  Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I11058  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father Menno Devitt,   b. 6 Oct 1850, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1932, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Sauder,   b. 4 Aug 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1930, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F252046  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dr. Ross Hamilton Wing,   b. 20 Oct 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1950, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1917  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F44815  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • WING, Mrs. Eva D. -- Of 2 Tweed St., Waterloo, died at Veduga Hills Hospital, Glendale, Calif., Jan. 26, 1977.Accompanied by her daughter, she had gone to California early in December, where she was to have spent the winter. She was confined to hospital just three days prior to her death. Born and educated in Waterloo, Eva (Devitt) Wing trained as a women's physical education director at Wilkes-Barrie, Pa., and later served as director at the YWCA in Toledo, Ohio. She was married to the late Dr. Ross H. Wing, dental surgeon of Guelph, where they resided until 1932. She returned to Waterloo after her husbands death. Commencing in 1940, Mrs. Wing operated Eva Wing Gift Shop, a distinctive imported china and gift shop at 10 King St. N., Waterloo for over 30 years, retiring in 1970. In addition, for many summers, she also operated a branch of her gift shop at Port Sandfield, Lake Rousseau, Muskoka. Active in local womens groups, she was a member of First United Church UCW, K-W Hospital Women's Auxiliary, K-W Art Gallery, K-W Arts and Crafts Club, and a former member of the Waterloo chapter of the IODE. She is survived by a son, Donald R. of Waterloo, a daughter, Mary Elinor (Mrs. Robert D. Baldwin) of La Canada, Calif; one sister Berta B. Devitt of Pasadena, Calif.; one niece, Karen (Devitt) Mrs. E.J. Adams, St. Bruno, Que; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Interment will be made in Mount Hope cemetery, Waterloo, after cremation in California. A memorial service will be held at the Edward R. Good Chapel, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Sunday, Feb. 20, at 3: 30 p.m. The Rev. R. H. McColl, minister of First United Church, officiating.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 28 Jan 1977

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 492.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 530.

    3. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-4 Page 9.

    4. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 42 Page 1.

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Eva D. Wing - 28 Jan 1977.

    6. [S2418] aaaa CensusTown of Waterloo 1891 Sect. 3, Section 3 Page 29.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Menno Devitt Age:30 Birth Date:abt 1851 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:22 Sep 1881 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Barnabas Devitt Devitt Mother:Devitt Devitt Spouse:Mary Ann Sauder Spouse's Age:27 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1854 Spouse Birth Place:Waterloo Township Spouse Father:Joseph Sander Spouse Mother:Christina Sander

    8. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, Pretty Church Wedding - 20 Sep 1917.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Mar 1892 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1917 - Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Sep 1917 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Eva Wing Gift Shop - 1940 - 10 King St. N., Waterloo City, Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jan 1977 - Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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