Ann Waiksnoris, of New Boston/Mahanoy City, passed away on Sunday, April 26th at the home of her daughter in New Boston. Born in Frackville, Pa she was the daughter of the late Peter and Anna “Welikonich” Gerasinovich.
Ann worked in the local garment industry for many years until her retirement and was a member of the Unite Union. She was a devoted member of Saint Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church in Mahanoy City. Ann loved playing bingo, playing on her IPAD, and really enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony J. Waiksnoris in 1996 and 1 sister, Catherine Hollenbach.
Ann leaves behind 2 daughters, Donna Opie with Bob – New Boston and Sharon Pagnotti – Barnesville, 1 brother, Steve Geras with Pat – Reading, 2 sisters, Nancy John – Mahanoy City and Marie Miller with Norman – Maryland, 2 grandchildren, Jimmy Moss with Brenda and Cindi Moss, 2 great grandchildren, Brett Neifert and Haley Moss, several nieces and nephews also survive.
Private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 29th at 11am in the Saint Teresa of Calcutta Church, Mahanoy City with Fr. Kevin Gallagher officiating. Ann will be laid to rest beside her husband in the Ft. Indantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Pa.
Donations in Ann’s memory may be made to the St. Vincent dePaul Food Bank of Saint Teresa of Calcutta, 614 W. Mahanoy Ave, Mahanoy City, Pa 17948
Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc. of Shenandoah are entrusted with the arrangements.
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