Anna Pestak Lugar

Anna Pestak Lugar, 88, of West Pittston died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at home.

Born Nov. 14, 1925, in Exeter, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Simaj Pestak.

She worked in the local garment industry, and later built and was the owner/operator of the Apple Tree Restaurant in Harding along with her late husband, Andrew.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Andrew; daughter, Elaine Tucker; brother, Stephen Jr.; and sisters, Elaine Cassetori and Mary Dente.

She is survived by her son, Andrew Jr. and wife, Florence, Exeter; daughters, Romona Holup, Nevada; and Mary Stankus and husband, Barry, West Pittston; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Immaculate Conception Church, Corpus Christi Parish, Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston.

Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Exeter.

Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Arrangements are entrusted to Anthony Recupero Funeral Home, 406 Susquehanna Ave., West Pittston.

Funeral Home

Recupero Funeral Home
406 Susquehanna Ave West Pittston, PA 18643
(570) 654-4801

Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 18, 2014