Helen Evatt

Obituary of Helen Evatt

Helen J. Evatt, 92, died Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at Buckingham Place, South Brunswick. Born in East Orange , she was the daughter of Mark M. and May (Rinehart) Jones. A longtime resident of Princeton, she graduated from Westminster Choir College in 1942 with a Bachelor of Music Degree. She was a soloist at the Second Presbyterian Church from 1942 and became a member of the Nassau Presbyterian Church in 1965 when the two churches combined. She was manager of the interview department of Opinion Research Corporation from 1942-1955. Wife of Franks G. Evatt, she and her husband were owners and managers of the Peacock Inn from 1955-1965. A lifetime member of the Present Day Club from 1959, she was also manager from 1966-1988. Helen was a former regent of the Princeton Chapter of the DAR and member from 1966. She was also a member of the Princeton Chamber of Commerce and Soroptimists International. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Andrew H. and Jean J. Evatt of Springfield, VA. and her grandson Andrew Mark Charles Evatt of Cleveland,OH. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, October 16, 2011 at the Nassau Presbyterian Church 61 Nassau Street, Princeton. Burial took place in the Trinity All Saints Cemetery, Princeton. Arrangements are under the direction of the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton.
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