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Ann M. "Annie" (nee Kolesar) Vojtko

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Ann M. "Annie" (nee Kolesar) Vojtko Obituary
Lorain - Ann M. "Annie" (nee Kolesar) Vojtko, 88, of Lorain, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Keystone Pointe in LaGrange.
She was born December 23, 1925, in Lorain and had been a lifelong Lorain area resident.
Annie worked as a cashier at Discount Drug Mart on Colorado Avenue in Lorain for 24 years retiring in 2005 at the age of 79. She was known by her customers as the "Drug Mart Lady".
Annie enjoyed cooking for her family. She was very proud of her Slovak dishes such as pierogie and bobalky. Family especially looked forward to her City Chicken, fried chicken and blackberry pie! She loved to bake her nut rolls, cookies and ladylocks for special occasions. She enjoyed senior trips with her girlfriends and traveling to Arizona to visit her good friend Katie Brest. Annie fulfilled a lifelong dream when she traveled to Hawaii and attended a performance by her favorite singer Don Ho. Her family always looked forward to the special souvenirs she would buy for them on her trips.
She was a member of the former Holy Trinity Catholic Church, the American Slovak Club and the Slovak Catholic Sokols. For many years, Annie assisted Father Joseph Ungarsky at Holy Trinity Church in Lorain.
She is survived by her children, Elaine Barczyk of Millersburg, Master Sgt. John M. (Josefina) Vojtko, Jr (Ret.) of SanAntonio Texas, Robert G. (Susan) Vojtko of Strongsville and Sandra Kapucinski Dorrance (Terrance Urig) of Avon; grandchildren, Jennifer Kapucinski Nemitz (Jeff) and Nicole Kapucinski (Chris Pataky), Dawne Barczyk O'Donnell (Will) , Russ Barczyk (Brigitte) and Brian Barczyk (Grace) and Catherine Vojtko; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Nemitz, Ray, Madeline and Ryan O'Donnell and Alexis and Cameron Barczyk; and granddogs, Milo, Mia, Massie, Jeju, Lucy and Skoshi.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Vojtko in 1981; parents, John and Veronica Kolesar; sisters, Marie and Helen; brother, John Kolesar; and niece, Patricia Kolesar Hallett.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain. Funeral services will begin on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at the Church of St. Peter, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain. The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.
Memorial contributions can be made to the , PO Box 74924, Cleveland, OH. 44194-4924.
Online condolences can be made at www.gluvna.net.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Mar. 9, 2014
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