Evelyn 2009
Evelyn Marie Greene Wrobel
  • 75 years old
  • Date of birth: May 28, 1937
  • Place of birth:
    Quitman, Georgia, United States
  • Date of passing: Mar 8, 2013
  • Place of passing:
    Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Let the memory of Evelyn be with us forever

Evelyn Marie Greene Wrobel, loving and much loved wife, mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, sister, sister-in-law, and aunt passed away on March 8, 2013. We all loved her and we will remember her forever.

Instead of flowers, please consider making a memorial donation in her honor to any or all of these great organizations (all are 4-star Charity Navigator-rated):

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Children's HeartLink

Boys and Girls Homes of NC (cut-and-paste "In memory of Evelyn Wrobel, acknowledge to Anthony Wrobel, 10612 Leslie Drive, Raleigh, NC 27615" in the "additional information" box)

Evelyn was the sweetest lady you could ever know. She always found the best in every person she ever met. Her children and grandchildren could do no wrong in her eyes (and if you knew her boys, you would also know what a feat that was!). She loved her grandkids, and had a singular talent to relate to them on their level. no matter the age, which ranged from 10 to 19.

Evelyn had the quirkiest sense of humor, and she would laugh at the dumbest jokes. She enjoyed life as fully as she could. She loved music, her recent favorites being Celtic Woman and Under the Street Lamp. Mom loved to dance and sing. She painted and loved cultivating African Violets.

Animals naturally sensed a trusted soul and clung to her for comfort and strength. She cried with her children for all of their childhood pet losses, Mom worked as a receptionist at Quail Corners Animal Hospital. She brought solace to so many people and animals in 20 plus years. Polly, her and Dad's chihuahua, held a particularly important place in her heart.

Evelyn was an excellent athlete, too. She played golf, bowled, and played basketball and volleyball during her school years.

She filled her alone time with 1000+ piece jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, and after getting her own laptop, computer games.

At the beach she loved the water for its freedom, the shells for their beauty, and the sky for its promises. Evelyn collected friends like she did the shells at the beach. She found beauty in every one whether intact, scarred, or broken. She gave advice when asked and hugs when not.

She was a nurturer, sounding board, and protector - MOM. She defined the word for her children and had room in her heart to include everyone lucky enough to cross her path.

Evelyn leaves behind a loving husband Tony, three kids Tony, Tim, and Terry, Two daughters-in-law Maria Rita and Lidia, and five beautiful granddaughters: Isavel, Fiona, Daniela, Sonia, and Christian.

Evelyn Wrobel was an exceptional woman, human being, wife, and mother.
 
WE were as blessed and loved as she was too.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Nina Insolia on 20th March 2013

"I will always keep with me the nice memories when Mrs Wrobel made me feel so welcome and gave me that love and support that anybody thousands of miles away from own home and family would appreciate. That created a bonding that will always remain in my heart. God bless her and help her family to accept this early separation."

This tribute was added by Erich Petersen on 16th March 2013

"What a wonderful tribute to Mrs. Wrobel.  I was fortunate enough to have met her many times and the photos capture the happiness and pride in her family which she always shared.  My prayers are with the entire Wrobel family.  I feel certain that she is looking down upon you all with her loving smile."

This tribute was added by Catherine miller on 16th March 2013

"We are praying for the Wroble family during this time.  May your hearts be filled with the beautiful images that are shown in this lovely tribute."

This tribute was added by Ann Haigler on 16th March 2013

"Especially during this difficult time, my heart is with the entire Wroble family. Hugs to Tony, Maria Rita and their girls."

This tribute was added by Susan McCallister on 14th March 2013

"What a beautiful tribute for such a beautiful woman! Mrs. Wrobel will be dearly missed by all those that love her! My thoughts go out to the Wrobel Family, especially my dear friend Terry. I will always be there as your friend when you need me.Much love to you all! May she lay softly in peace!"

This tribute was added by Jay Valdez on 14th March 2013

"I never had the chance to meet Mrs. Wrobel but I know she was a wonderful person.I worked with her daughter Terry, who is a  wonderful friend/Family member. Terry is the light in the sky when I never could see it.. All I can say is you raised a wonderful women.
GOD BLESS YOUR FAMILY AT THIS TIME.
JAY VALDEZ"

This tribute was added by Patrick Lyons on 14th March 2013

"Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time."

This tribute was added by anne yount on 14th March 2013

"What a loving tribute to Mrs. Wroble.  She was truly loved and will be missed by her friends and family.  My thoughts and prayers are with you while you celebrate her lifetime.  God Bless.."

This tribute was added by DAWN PRETLOW CHAPMAN on 13th March 2013

"While my heart breaks for the family Mrs. Wrobel leaves behind, my soul rejoices for her new life in Christ. I did have the pleasure of meeting Mrs. Wrobel at a vball tournament and it was truly my pleasure to make her acquaintance. The love and admiration in her voice when speaking of her granddaughter,changed me as a grandparent. Thank you for sharing her. God bless!"

This tribute was added by Kelly Boone on 13th March 2013

"Mrs. Wrobel was clearly a great individual. I am sad for those who miss her, but so happy for all of you to have had such a wonderful influence in your lives.  Though I did not know her, I will continue to think of her as described this thoughtful tribute, as well as your family.  Peace."


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