Anna Balavage, 82, of Vernon, passed into eternity with the Lord at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.
Anna was born in Wilkes-Barre on March 4, 1931, daughter of the late Thomas and Anna Bendus Detsick.
She enjoyed going to Disney World and road trips to anywhere. Anna was an avid crafter, enjoyed life to the fullest, including dining out.
Preceding her in death was her husband Albert Balavage; brothers: Thomas and Carl; and beloved service dog Juneau.
Surviving are daughters: Marcella 'Marcy' Balavage, her caregiver, and Mary Ann Balavage, both of Tunkhannock; sister Alice Hickling of Chenango Forks, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
A mass of Christian burial was held on Saturday morning, Jan. 11, at the Church of the Nativity BVM in Tunkhannock. Interment will be in Pieta Cemetery, Tunkhannock.
Arrangements entrusted to the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. On line condolences may be made to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.