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Anna "Anne" Bobiak, 95, Gilberton, passed away peacefully Friday at Slate Belt Nursing and Rehab Center, Bangor.
Born in Gilberton, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Stella Stefero Burock.
She had been employed by Shulton Incorporated, Clifton, N.J., until her retirement.
She was a member of St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Maizeville.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Joseph Bobiak Sr., in 1983; four brothers, Frank, Pete, Steve and Andy Burock; two sisters, Nellie Bowker and Mary Burock.
Anna is survived by her two sons, Ron and his wife, Judy Bobiak, Wantage, N.J., and Joseph and his wife, Car- ol Bobiak, Stroudsburg; four grandchildren, Lesley-Anne, Jennifer, Andrew and Tara; four great-grandchildren, Allan, Valerie, Isabela and Nathaniel; a brother, Russell and his wife, Theresa Burock, Center Valley; several nieces and nephews.
A Panakhyda service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home, Frackville. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Maizeville, with the Rev. Archpriest John Fields, pastor, as the celebrant. Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Englewood, Frackville. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with parastas at 7 p.m. and from 8:30 a.m. until time of service Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers contributions in Anna's name be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517. Sign the guest book, leave personal condolences and for further information, please visit www.thomasmsullivanfuneralhome.com. Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home, Frackville, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Republican & Herald from July 21 to July 22, 2012