Close this search box.

Evelio Perez 1959-2024

Evelio Perez was a caring husband, father, grandpa, brother, uncle and friend. He left this world suddenly on May 7, 2024 at age 64.

Evelio Perez
Evelio Perez

He was born in Havana, Cuba. He met his wife, Debbie, at a young age and they were together for 45 years. They had two children Dana (Peter) and Ziggy (Shantelle).

Evelio loved spending time with his kids and grandkids (Allison, Blake, Francisco, Jackson, and William); he was so proud of his family and their accomplishments to include Ziggy’s 20-year career in the Navy and Dana obtaining an MBA.

An avid Minnesota Vikings fan, Evelio was a great cook, and enjoyed fishing, golf, dominos, Led Zeplin and caring for the aquatic life in the many fish tanks he owned throughout the years.

For many years he performed hard work as a butcher and was still even in retirement cutting steaks for his family. He had a love for dogs, with many stories of his first dog, Chooch and his last love Lacy whom he missed dearly.

He was the baby brother who will be missed by his brother J (Jo) and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents (Jesus and Eudosia “Loly”) and brothers (Arturo and Rene).

Arrangements are entrusted to Monahan Funeral Home.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date to be announced by his family.



James Patrick McNally III 1947-2024

James was known for his dedication and excellence in his professional career, where he made lasting contributions and built strong relationships with his colleagues.

Brenda Jackson Liu 1945-2024

Upon retirement, Brenda worked as a part-time nurse at the Migrant Health in Gettysburg. During this time she traveled to migrant camps all over Pennsylvania.

Who We Are

The Franklin County Free Press, established by Vicky Taylor in 2019, emerged as a beacon of local journalism for the residents of Franklin County. Under Vicky's leadership, it quickly became an essential source of news, particularly at a time when major newspaper publications were increasingly overlooking local coverage.

On January 1, 2022, the torch was passed to Nathan Neil and his firm, Neil Publishing, LLC. Neil, a local entrepreneur with multiple thriving businesses in Chambersburg, shares Vicky's fervent commitment to both the community and the world of local journalism.

Rooted in the heart of Franklin County and powered by its residents, the Franklin County Free Press continues to bridge the gap, ensuring that the local stories, events, and issues that matter most to the community remain in the spotlight.