Betty Jean Anistranski, 81, of Hanover Township passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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Her husband of 57 years is Joseph Anistranski.
Betty Jean was born March 7, 1933, in Wilkes-Barre, the daughter of the late Anthony and Laura Santi Graziano.
She was a graduate of GAR High School, Class of 1950, and also the Wilkes-Barre Business College. She had a long time career with Susquehanna Savings and Loan and Atlantic Financial. She also was employed for a year in the dental office of Dr. Wayne Dombroski.
She was a member of St. Robert Bellarnime Parish, Wilkes-Barre. Betty Jean was a diehard Pittsburgh Penguins and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins fan.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, Joseph, are her children, Dr. Elizabeth L. Anistranski-Keller and her husband Sean Keller; Dr. Joseph A. Anistranski and his wife, Maureen; sister, Patricia Krzyzewski, Maine, N.Y.; proud grandchildren, Joseph A. Jr., Jarrett R., John P. and Maura R. Anistranski and Blake A. and Brandon A. Keller; numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 8 a.m. Tuesday in St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Wilkes-Barre, with the Rev. Vincent Dang as celebrant.
Interment will follow in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Friends may call 7:45 a.m. to service time.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the SPCA of Luzerne County, Fox Hill Road, Plains Township.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Simon S. Russin Funeral Home, Plains Township.
Simon S. Russin Funeral Home, Inc.
136 Maffett Street Plains, PA 18705
Published in Citizens' Voice on Mar. 17, 2014