Thelma Anania

Thelma L. Anania

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Thelma L. Anania, 80, of Charleston, passed away Sat., Aug. 2, 2014, at Oak Ridge Center.

Born Dec. 22, 1933, in Davin, she was a daughter of the late Hugh Lusk and Irma Harless Ashley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Anania.

Thelma was a 1951 graduate of Man High School where she was a National Honor Student and very active in her alumni association. She and her husband owned several local businesses. She later became a paralegal for R. Joe Zak Law firm for many years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

She is survived by three sons, James "Jim" Boyrer and wife Kathy of Lewisburg, and Michael Anania and wife Nittaya and Dean Anania, all from Charleston; four grandchildren, Laura and Elizabeth Boyrer, and Joey and Dino Anania; two sisters, Joyce Burgess of Scott Depot, and Becky Young of Barboursville, and one brother, David Ashley of Cincinnati.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wed., Aug. 6, at Wilson Funeral Home, 420 Lee St. West, with Rev. Dale Elwell officiating. Entombment will follow at Mountain View Memorial Park at Charleston.

Visitation will begin one hour prior to services Wednesday.

Online guestbook may be accessed at

Wilson Funeral Home of Charleston is serving the Anania family.

Funeral Home

Wilson Funeral Home
513 TENNESSEE AVE Charleston, WV 25302
(304) 343-5196

Published in The Logan Banner from Aug. 4 to Aug. 5, 2014