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Anita Marie (Pacione) Evetts

Anita Marie (Pacione) Evetts, 51, wife of Kriss D. Evetts, of Bridge Street, South Hamilton, died Sunday morning, September 27th 2009 with her loving husband and daughter Anna by her side at the Kaplan Family Hospice Center in Danvers. 

Anita had been a resident of Hamilton since 2000 where she resided with her husband Kriss and her daughter Anna Ellen Tebbutt Evetts who is now a junior film student at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn New York.

Born on March 19, 1958 in Baltimore, Anita was the daughter of Mary Louise (Cellitto) Pacione and the late Primo Pacione.  A graduate of Catholic University of America in 1980, she worked as a theater performer supporting the troops in Europe and Iceland.

Anita had her daughter, Anna Ellen Tebbutt in1989 with her late husband Mark Tebbutt while they lived in Great Bentley, England where Anita worked as the Arts Coordinator for the Essex County Council in Colchester England.

Anita married Kriss Evetts in 2000 and moved to South Hamilton, Massachusetts that same year.  She has worked for the Hamilton Wenham Regional School District since 2005 as a teaching assistant and second grade teacher at Cutler Elementary School.  Most recently, she graduated with her Masters in Education from Gordon College in May 2009.   She was a teacher and an artist whose cooking and entertaining delighted many. But her greatest skill was bringing people together far and wide.

In addition to her  husband Kriss, her daughter Anna Ellen Tebbutt Evetts, and her mother, Mary Louise Pacione-Schulmeyer and husband Ray of Bel Air MD, she is survived by  brothers and sisters   Mark and Carol Pacione of Fallston, MD,  Jeff and Sharon Pacione of Wenham,  Christopher and Jennifer Pacione of  Pittsburgh, PA., Sarah and John Kennedy of Nelson, NZ,  Nikki and Nick French of London, England, Mark and Penny Evetts of Oben, Scotland, Dee Evetts of Winchester, Rosemary Evetts of Cambridge, England and mother in laws and father-in-law, Hilda Schouten- Evetts of Hatfield Peverel, Essex, England and Jan and Bob Tebbutt of Nelson,  New Zealand. 

She was the sister-in-law of the late Jan Evetts of Cambridge, England and Sarah Offerd of Ipswich, England. 

A private funeral service will be held for family and close friends Wednesday Sept. 30, graveside in the Cedar Brook Burial Ground, Limington, Maine. A  Memorial Funeral Mass will be held Thursday October 1, at 10:00 am in St. Pauls Church, 50 Union Street, South Hamilton, followed by a Celebration of Anita Memorial Service at   4:00 PM at the Hellenic Center, 117 County Road Route 1A, Ipswich, Massachusetts 01938.  All are welcome.  Memorial contributions in her name may be made to Anna’s College Supply Fund, c/o Salem Five Bank, 2 Bay Road, Hamilton, MA 01982.

Arrangements under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.

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