August 14th, 2019
Dennis Patrick McEvoy
Dennis Patrick McEvoy, passed away at his home in Anaconda on August 3, 2019 at the age of 67. He was born September 24, 1951 to Bruce and Marion McEvoy in Lynwood, Calif. The family moved to Flagstaff, Ariz. in 1958 where he spent his growing up years with his four siblings. Dennis loved scouting and became an Eagle scout. He loved sports, particularly baseball and as a left-hander pitched in the Little League Allstars. He graduated from Flagstaff High School in 1969. After high school he spent four years in the United States Navy where he served as a corpsman. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed skiing in his younger years, hunting, fishing, camping, golfing and cooking. Dennis was an extraordinary salesman and spent his adult life in sales. He lived in Montana for a total of 17 years. He attended Christ Fellowship Church in Deer Lodge where he served as an elder. He had a deep love for Jesus Christ and for people.
Dennis is survived by his wife Norene, Norene’s three children, Rene, Shane and Gary, whom he loved dearly and six grandchildren, Cory, Sadie, Megan, Jake Josh and Anna. He is also survived by his siblings Kathy Weldon (Danny), Greg McEvoy (Hope) and Kelly Doak (Jay), several nieces and nephews and brother-in-law Chuck Godkin (Kim).
He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Jeff, son-in-law Randy and niece Becky.
In lieu of flowers, gifts can be given to Granite County Food Pantry (12 Maxwell Rd., Philipsburg, Mt. 59858) or your favorite charity.
Services will be held Saturday, August 17, 11 a.m. at Christ Fellowship Church in Deer Lodge.
Our handsome talented son Phil Wang, 39, lost his short but valiant battle with liver complications on August 9, 2019.
Phil was born in Buffalo, Wyo. on Nov. 29, 1979 to Tom and Holly (Beltz) Wang. He attended PCHS in Deer Lodge, and completed a BA degree at the University of Washington. For several years he was a proof-editor for an ad company “The Hacker Group”. Residing in Burien, Wash., Phil was a member of the local chapter of ABATE, lead guitarist in the Enfold Stone band, and game designer for the company Kung Fu Pencil. As a published author Phil loved words and enjoyed sharing his knowledge and skills with others. For pleasure Phil made chain maille and relished assorted roleplaying games. He was an avid cook who enjoyed good food. His greatest passion, however, was his motorcycle--2015 found him in Sturgis, S.D.
Phil will always be remembered for his wonderful smile, generous heart and his passion for writing, music, and books.
He is survived by his parents Tom and Holly Wang of Deer Lodge, brother Mike of Bremerton, Wash., numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and his beloved pet cat, Petra. A celebration of life service will be held on Sept. 21, 2019 at 11 a.m. at 500 Milwaukee Ave. 1st Presbyterian Church in Deer Lodge with reception to follow. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Rialto Theater or Wm K. Kohrs Memorial Library, both in Deer Lodge.
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