Evelyn B. Royal passed away on Jan. 2, 2017, in Lancaster, Calif. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; parents Fred and Hilda Bradford; and brother, Roy Bradford.

She is survived by her children, Connie (Dave) Smith, John (Rose) Royal, Randy (Julie) Royal, Cindy (Mitch) Schauer, Rick (Rieke) Royal, and Jerry Royal; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and brother, Leo Bradford.

Services will be held at St. Pauline’s Catholic Church, Syracuse. Rosary on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at 7 p.m., and funeral on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at St. Leo’s Cemetery, Palmyra.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Evelyn’s name to either St. Paulinus Catholic Church or the Shrine of St. Jude, 205 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60606.

“Granny” was so loved by all of us, along with many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins and will be greatly missed by everyone.

May she rest in eternal peace.