ANNA MAE, 97, passed away peacefully on Feb. 3, 2013 in Cape May, NJ. Born in Philadelphia on January 29, 1916, she had lived there for 60 years and worked as a bookkeeper for several large firms. Anna Mae moved to Jobstown, NJ in 1990, where she was a member of the parish "renew" group at St. Andrews and was a volunteer at the Springfield Twp. Elementary School Library, until moving to Cape May in 2008.
Anna Mae was a loving wife and mother, who enjoyed music, traveling, reading, crafts and was exceptional at sketching and painting. Above all, she loved her family and friends and would also send a card or note for someone's special event. A kind and gentle woman, Anna Mae touched everyone she met with her smile and cheerfulness.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Eugene F.; a sister, Dorothy Szymczak; her brothers, Chauncey and John LaRoss; she is survived by her two sons, Dennis E. and his wife Debbie of East Pointe, MI and Raymond F. and his wife Peggy of Jobstown, NJ; a brother Robert LaRoss and his wife Ellie; her many brothers and sisters-in-law of the Apice family; her six cherished grandchildren; four great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and dear friends.
Funeral services will be held 11 A.M. Saturday, February 9th at St. Andrews Church, 2489 Monmouth Road, Jobstown. Calling hours will be from 10 A.M. until time of service. Interment will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of PEPPLER FUNERAL HOME, Bordentown.