ASHLAND — Anna M. Rapant, 88, of Ashland, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at Seton Manor Nursing Home, Orwigsburg.
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Born Oct. 7, 1925, in Ashland, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth (Fox) Hornung.
Anna attended Ashland schools.
She married Phillip Rapant Sr., who preceded her in death in 2003.
She worked in local garment factories until her retirement.
Anna was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Ashland.
Surviving are a daughter, Beth Ann Ringo, of Ashland; a son, Phillip Rapant Jr. and his wife, Jane, of Girardville; two grandsons, Phillip Rapant III and Jeff Cawthorn; three great-grandchildren, Abby, Noah and Trevor; a sister, Mary Ann Zataveski, of Roslyn; two sisters-in-law, Rosemary Hornung, of Ashland, and Mary Jane Hornung, of Linglestown, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Edward, William, John and Russell, and a sister, Catherine Hornberger.
RAPANT — Anna M. Rapant, 88, of Ashland. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon Thursday in St. Joseph's Church, Ashland, with Rev. John W. Bambrick officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fountain Springs. Viewing will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Ashland. To send an online condolence, visit www.kullfuneral.com.
Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home
901 Centre St
Ashland, PA 17921
Published in The News Item on Feb. 4, 2014