Anna M. Zimmie

Anna M. Zimmie, Scranton, died Thursday night at St. Mary's Villa, Elmhurst. She was the widow of Anthony Zimmie, who died Dec. 18, 1989.

Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Simon and Agatha Gustaitis Gustaitis, she attended Scranton schools and was a homemaker. She was a member of Providence of God National Catholic Church and its Ladies Adoration Society. She was also a member of the Leisure Club.

She was a loving and generous mother and grandmother, as well as a beloved wife, sister and friend. She enjoyed simple pleasures, such as spending time with her family and reminiscing about old and treasured traditions. She enjoyed cooking and baking for family and friends and was an avid reader who loved to take walks and crochet in her spare time. Her strength, humor and genuine warmth were an inspiration to all who knew and loved her.

Surviving are a daughter, Dolores Krupski, Jefferson Twp.; three grandchildren, Donna McCreary and husband, Jeff, Clarks Summit; Stephen Krupski and wife, Susan, Roaring Brook Twp.; and Stacy Piccotti and husband, Russell, Clarks Summit; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Anthony Jr.; a sister, Adele Glucksnis; five brothers, Joseph, Peter, Anthony, Edward and Donald Gustaitis.

The funeral will be Monday from the Edward Knight O'Donnell Funeral Home, 323 William St., with Mass at 9 a.m. in Providence of God National Catholic Church, North Sumner Avenue and Oak Street, Scranton. Interment, Lithuanian National Catholic Cemetery, South Abington Twp. Friends attending the funeral are asked to go directly to the church.

Friends may call Sunday, 4 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Villa Nursing Home, 516 St. Mary's Villa Road, Elmhurst Twp., PA 18444.

Published in Scranton Times on Nov. 16, 2013