Anne Mary Albaugh, of East 5th Street, Waterford, Pa., passed away on November 9, 2012, following a nearly three year battle with breast cancer. She lived her life as a wonderful daughter, wife, mother and friend. During her illness, she was able to carry on with dignity and courage, for she never forgot the many blessings she was fortunate enough to have bestowed upon her. Anne was born on July 26, 1955 in Dunkirk, N.Y., the daughter of Dan and Madeline Lyons. A graduate of Warren Area High School of Warren, Pa. and Bryant & Stratton Business College of Buffalo, she began her work life as a dental assistant. From January 1992 to August 2012, Anne enjoyed employment as the office manager of Glenn Troyer Farms/Troyer Sand & Gravel of Waterford. A member of All Saints Roman Catholic Church, Anne's hobbies and interests included cooking, crafts, golf, watching old movies and being with friends. Her greatest love was taking care of her family, especially being involved in the activities of her daughter, Gwendy. Anne will be remembered for her friendly, outgoing personality and her love of life. Anne was preceded in death by her father, Daniel Lyons, and is survived by her mother, Madeline Lyons of Warren, Pa. She is also survived by her husband of nearly 33 years, Dan A. Albaugh. Other survivors include: daughter Gwendolyn Anne (Albaugh) Lanstrum and her husband Jon of Chardon, Ohio; brother Jude Lyons and his wife Beth of Greensboro, Ga.; father-in-law and mother-in-law Stanley "Hap" and Phyllis Albaugh of Clarendon, Pa.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Terry and Julie (Albaugh) Goff of DuBois, Pa.; and brother-in-law Scott Albaugh of Warren, Pa. Anne's friends are asked to remember her as she was in life â€" no calling hours will be observed. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation (www.kanziuscancerresearch.org, 814-480-5776). To send condolences, visit www.vanmatrefuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Nov. 11, 2012