Fredrick W. Evans

  • Born: August 6, 1949
  • Died: January 7, 2018
  • Location: Norwood, Pennsylvania

Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074

Tel. (610) 532-3120

Tribute & Message From The Family


Fredrick Weaver Evans, 68 lifelong resident of Norwood passed away on Sunday January 7, 2018. He was born Aug. 6, 1949 in Ridley Park to the late Fredrick & Arlene (Weaver) Evans. Fred joined the Norwood Vol. Fire Co. as a teenager and worked his way to the position of President. He left the department after being elected mayor of Norwood serving from 1982-94. Fred married his loving wife Nancy in 1982 and together they fostered more than 30-35 children eventually adopting 4. During the 1980's, Fred was coach of the Norwood softball team and during his time he had two championships and was an active member of Norwood United Methodist Church. He became an ordained minister in 1994 and performed many ceremonies throughout Delaware County.
Fred never missed an opportunity to enjoy and maintain his swimming pool, loved spending time with his family and pets especially his Pocmont family.

Survivors Include his wife, Nancy (Rodarmel) Evans; Children, Frank Evans, Lora Dodson, Donna, Julian, Joshua & and Jonathan Evans; Grandchildren, Tabitha, Tiffany, Nathan and Kailyn; Siblings, Eleanor Kalligonis and Veronica Norris; Also loving nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Family and friends are invited to his visitation Monday from 6-9 PM and Tuesday from 9:00 – 10:00 AM at the Cavanagh Family Funeral Home, 301 Chester Pike, Norwood. Funeral Services will be Tuesday at 10:00 AM. Interment in Edgewood Memorial Park, Glen Mills. Donations in Fred's memory may be made to The Vanguard School at www.vfes.net/vanguard or 1777 North Valley Road Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355 (p 610.296.6725). Online condolences at