Anne H. Skovira, 54, of Huntsville Road, Shavertown, passed away on Tuesday at Celtic Health Care, Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
Anne was born in West Wyoming on Oct. 8, 1958. She was a daughter of the late Edmund and Helen Klocko Pieczynski.
She was a graduate of Bishop O'Reilly High School, Kingston, class of 1976.
Anne worked in her family's restaurant for several years and she was also a trained dental assistant, employed by several local dentists.
She was married in 1983 to Stephen ""Steve"" G. Skovira. They lived locally in Kingston, Larksville and Shavertown.
Anne was an accomplished baker. Her chocolate chip cookies were legendary. She also made delicious cheesecakes and many other desserts for her family and friends to share.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Larksville, where she served as a CCD teacher. She also enjoyed volunteering her time at the annual church bazaar.
Anne is survived by her husband of 29 years, Steve Skovira, at home; daughters, Trinity, Ryleigh and Kaylie, all at home; brothers, Ed, Wyoming, John, Dallas, James, Danville, Va., Paul, Wyoming, Tom, Kingston; sister, RoseMary, Wyoming; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Andrew Strish Funeral Home, 11 Wilson St., Larksville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church. Interment will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Dallas. Family and friends may call 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. until services Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Anne's memory to the Medical Oncology Associates Prescription Fund, 382 Pierce St., Kingston, PA 18704; or to the Geisinger Foundation at https://donate.geisinger.org.
Published in Times Leader from July 10 to July 11, 2013