Evan W. Brill, 17

March 29, 2024

Evan William Brill, 17, of New Holland, passed into the loving arms of Jesus on Friday, March 29, 2024, at Lancaster General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Lancaster, he was the beloved son of David J. and Traci L. Breneman Brill. If you knew Evan, you loved him. Even though he couldn’t say a word, he spoke volumes and made such a positive impact on everyone he met. His resilience never failed through the many hospital stays and health trials he endured. His bright eyes and contagious smile always lit up the room. Evan enjoyed spending time with others, whether it was watching Bluey snuggled alongside his family and nurses, spending time outdoors, or annual beach trips with his family. While his loved ones and all who knew him are heartbroken and will miss him greatly, they rejoice in knowing he is healed and pain free and will someday see him again.

In addition to his parents he leaves behind two brothers, Derek J. and Tyler J. Brill, his maternal grandparents, Harry and Low Ann Breneman, his paternal grandmother, Maria Paup, and three aunts, Lisa wife of Eric Olena, Michele wife of Michael Trautman, and Pilar wife of Brandon Hoff, along with numerous cousins, friends and nurses who will forever miss Evan’s beautiful smile and gentle soul. Preceding him in death is his paternal grandfather, David Brill.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Evan’s Celebration of Life service at Lancaster Alliance Church, 210 Pitney Road, Lancaster, PA 17602 on Sunday, April 7, 2024, at 3:30 PM. There will be a time of viewing and visitation at the church from 2:00 until the time of service. Those desiring can send contributions in Evan’s memory to Joni and Friends

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April 07, 2024

Sincere sympathies to all the family. May the good Lord bless and keep you.
Sherry Oswald

April 07, 2024

Sending my love to you all !
Zymair Thedford

April 07, 2024

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always. 
Drew, Keilani @ Kason Shimko

April 05, 2024

We deeply regret to learn of the unfortunate news of Evan’s passing. Please accept our sincerest condolences during this difficult time. May his soul find eternal peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones.

April 04, 2024

 I am deeply saddened to hear about Evan’s passing. He was such a sweet soul in preschool. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time, Traci. 
Carla Yando

April 04, 2024

May God comfort you, strengthen you, and give you peace during this time of mourning! Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Paul and Tess Enck, Enck’s Auto Center

April 04, 2024

Our sincere condolences to your family as you mourn the loss of your beloved, Evan.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time in your lives.
Deborah & Mike Fenton

April 04, 2024

We wish you and your family peace and comfort as you grieve the loss of your sweet Evan. Every soccer game, every tournament, every social, Evan was there; always with a big smile on his face. He will be missed by so many. May the four winds blow him safely home. Godspeed. 
The Dalessio Family

April 04, 2024

I am so very sorry for your loss of sweet Evan! Even though there is great comfort and peace in knowing he is finally whole and in the presence of his creator and Saviour, we still feel the pain of his loss and the hole he leaves behind. Your family is so very loved and I will be holding you in prayer as you navigate these next steps and days! I pray our Father will enfold your family in His strong, everlasting arms of peace and comfort.
Rachel Stargel

April 03, 2024

Very (very) sorry David and Traci! You are such good parents to him…led such a good example. We rejoice because he in heaven now, pain-free! And I’m sure my brother Derek welcomed him…prayers for a great service and awesome time of remembering such a bright light in Evan! He made a difference in the world and in the lives of so many people. 

April 03, 2024

We are so sorry to hear of Evan’s passing. I loved every minute of getting to know him the year I worked in his classroom at Reidenbaugh. My daughter also went to high school with one of his older brothers, and we both would like to pass along our condolences. I look forward to seeing him again one day, whole and happy! Jill and Rachael Johnson

April 03, 2024

Sharing tears of sadness with the Brill family as we honor Evan’s youthful life.  Sharing tears of joy knowing that God sent a special Angel to care for Evan in his heavenly home with Jesus.  May God bless and comfort you all.
Gerald and Dawn Oswald

April 03, 2024

I am so sorry for your loss.  I didn’t know Evan or his family, but it always breaks my heart when I see the passing of one so young.  Thoughts and prayers are with you!  With my deepest sympathy. 
Robin Caskey

April 02, 2024

My son, Nolan, sat next to Evan at school this year. Someday they will be able to hang out in heaven with the wholeness that followers of Jesus can claim. Until then, Nolan will miss Evan’s sweet smiles. Our family extends our prayers and is praying for the peace of God to settle over your home.
– Roselle Horst

Sunday, April 07, 2024
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210 Pitney Road
Lancaster, PA 17602
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