Doris (Shorty) Bertovic Evans, 74, 35-year Magee Women’s Hospital registered nurse

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Doris (Shorty) Bertovic Evans
Doris (Shorty) Bertovic Evans

Doris (Shorty) Bertovic Evans died Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. She was 74.

She was born in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania on Sept. 25, 1941, daughter of the late Nicholas Bertovic and Bertha Seaman Bertovic. She was a graduate of Penn Hills High School, class of 1959, and a graduate of Columbia Hospital Nursing School. On June 20, 1964, she married Byron (Ron) Evans in Plum, Pennsylvania.

Doris was a registered nurse at Magee Women’s Hospital for 35 years. After moving to Raleigh, she continued her nursing career at Rex Hospital for five years before retiring to Wilmington where she became a full-time homemaker.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son, Brian Evans, of Wilmington; grandson, Mason Evans, of Wilmington; daughter, Dr. Dana Evans-Semmel (husband Dr. Brady Semmel), of Wilmington; twin sister, Delores Bertovic Scott (Bernie); sister, Barbara Crnovic; and sisters-in-law, Barb McBride (Ray) and Beverly DelMoral (Tom).

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mark Catholic Church, 1011 Eastwood Road Wilmington, NC 28403

Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.

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