Evelyn C. Auchter, 88, passed away Wednesday June 17, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Springfield on May 20, 1932 to the late Oscar and Ida Carlson. Evelyn graduated from Classical High School and attended Endicott College. She taught kindergarten at Wilbraham United Church and worked for many years at the former Crocketts and Cock of the Walk in Longmeadow. An avid golfer, she was a longtime member of the Country Club of Wilbraham. She enjoyed playing bridge and was a member of many bridge clubs. Evelyn was a member of Wilbraham Untied Church and their Peacemakers group. She enjoyed going to the beach, traveling and was a season ticket holder for many years for UMASS Basketball. Evelyn was predeceased by her husband Robert Auchter and her longtime companion David Lorenzi. She leaves her loving daughters; Cheryl Raymond-Terbush and her husband Thomas of Holland and Barbara Ernst and her husband Buzzy of E. Long., her grandchildren Tracy (Steven) Haynes, Kerry Ernst (fiancée Dan D’Amours), Meredith FitzGerald and John FitzGerald along with several nieces and nephews. Evelyn was also predeceased by her first husband and father of her children Robert Raymond, her daughter Nancy FitzGerald, son-in-law David FitzGerald, grandson Timothy FitzGerald, her brother Walter Carlson and sister Eleanor Walbert. Calling Hours will be held MON from 10 AM to 12 Noon at the WILBRAHAM FUNERAL HOME, 2551 BOSTON RD., WILBRAHAM. (PLEASE WEAR A MASK AND PRACTICE SAFE DISTANCING IF ATTENDING) A Graveside Service will be held MONDAY at 1 PM at Woodland Dell Cemetery in Wilbraham. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wilbraham United Church, 500 Main St., Wilbraham, MA 01095 or to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 516 Carew St., Spfld, MA 01104.
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