Evangeline "Bachy and Van" McFadden
May 26, 1920 - March 05, 2011
Evangeline Mary (Vezzosi) McFadden
1920 – 2011
Evangeline McFadden, 90 years old, passed away peacefully at Sarah House from natural causes/complications related to Alzheimer’s on Saturday, March 5, 2011. Born in Philadelphia, to an Irish mother Catherine (McCabe) and an Italian father (Eli Vezzosi), where she attended St. Carthage’s grade school and Villa Maria Academy for her secondary education. Van graduated from Immaculata College in 1941 with a B.S. in Commercial Education. During WWII she worked in the ship yards of Philadelphia and in 1944 she married Edward ‘Mac’ McFadden, who preceded her in death (7.1.75). A voracious reader, gardener, lover of nature, animals and theatre, Van dabbled in painting, stained glass and upholstery arts. She entered the work force as a . . .