Funeral Held For Philadelphia Firefighter John Evans Who Passed Away From COVID-19

  • Source: KYW-TV CBS 3 Philadelphia
  • Published: 02/23/2021 01:42 PM

A memorial service was held Tuesday for a 37-year veteran of the Philadelphia Fire Department. Mayor Jim Kenney was among those speaking at the funeral for firefighter John Evans. Chopper 3 was over the funeral procession from Archbishop Ryan High School to the Givnish Funeral Home on Academy Road. Evans passed away on Feb. 12 after a battle with COVID-19. He worked at Ladder 18 in Nicetown-Tioga. More than 23,000 people have died from COVID-19 in Pennsylvania.


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