Evelyn Laura Ireland, 77, gifted seamstress, cake decorator

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Evelyn Laura Ireland
Evelyn Laura Ireland

Evelyn Laura Ireland died peacefully on Good Friday, April 3, 2015, at the age of 77.

Mrs. Ireland, from Haddon Heights, New Jersey, was the daughter of the late Catherine and Colby Newcomb. She was a gifted seamstress, cake decorator, crafter and an active member of Harbor United Methodist Church, Wilmington and TOPS club. Her joyful spirit, infectious smile and faithful servant heart leave family and friends a legacy of love.

Evelyn is survived by her daughters, Barbara Ireland, Ginger Hontz and Lee, Kathy Conway, Sheri Berk and Thomas, Lois Coccia and Michael and Janice West and Allen; sister, Edith Newcomb Giberson; grandchildren, Courtney, Kevin, Tatum, Leon, Stephen, Jim, Marianne, Kelsey, T.J., Cory, Sami, Michael, Daniel, Gabby, April, Sarah and Matthew; and great-granddaughter, Annabelle.

Friends will be received at 10 a.m. Monday, April 6, 2015, at Harbor United Methodist Church, Wilmington, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1406 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service.

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