Lynnette Kay Evans of Exton – Lynnette Kay Evans, 62, went home to be with our Lord suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. She was born April 1, 1957, in Newark, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband with whom she shared 32 years of marriage, Paul G. Tabatschkow, and her father, Robert Earl Evans and beloved aunts, Janet Hamer and Ruth Wells.
Lynnette grew up in Newark, Ohio, Williamsburg, Virginia and Greenwich, NY. She received a BA in Computer Science from the State University of New York College at Potsdam. She also completed student teaching though never became a teacher in the school systems. She entered her career in the field of computer systems first at Burroughs and then at Unisys Corporation where she worked for 32 years as a Senior Software Engineer. Lynnette was skilled at providing solutions to the problems presented, an ability she would use at work and in many of other areas of interest in her life. Lynnette was born with the heart of a servant always helping others in need.
She was a caring, compassionate individual with a zest for life and an attitude of joy! She was a member of East Brandywine Baptist Church in Downingtown. She served in several ministries throughout her life wherever she lived. As a member of EBBC, she served in several ministries including the IT team, the shawl ministry and the music ministry in the Instrumental Ensemble, playing the baritone horn, singing in the choir and using her expertise at the sound board for worship. Her natural abilities with children came forward as she taught VBS (Vacation Bible School) in the science element.
As a storm chaser, Lynnette displayed her adventurous spirit. She was a “Trained Spotter” for severe weather and part of Skywarn. Lynnette kept current her CPR/AED First Aid certification in order to be of help in an emergency. She was a Ham Radio operator with the call sign “W3GZZ” and was a life member of ARRL (American Radio Relay League). Lynnette was a member of Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education. She enjoyed stitchery, knitting, reading, working puzzles, fishing, playing the horn, and anything to do with computers. She loved to describe the antics of raising pet ducks with Paul. Her pet birds were her “boys” and animals loved her. She was known as Aunt Lynnette to the Russell Reid clan of Downingtown to whom she was totally devoted as they were to her.
Lynnette is survived by her mother, Mildred Ruffner Evans, Ohio, and her cousin, Gary K. Hamer and wife Sara of Palm Beach Gardens FL.
A memorial service will be held at 11:am on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at East Brandywine Baptist Church, 999 Horseshoe Pike, Downingtown, PA 19335, where family and friends may call from 10:00-10:45am. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to either The Oasis Sanctuary, P.O. Box 2166, Scottsdale, AZ 85252 or by going to http://the-oasis.org or to East Brandywine Baptist Church at the above address.
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