Anna Mae Bartlett, 103, formerly of Grove Street, Avoca, passed away peacefully at Neshaminy Manor, Warrington, Pa., where she has resided for the last six years.
Anna was born on April 12, 1909 in Avoca, she was a daughter of the late James Richard and Eliza Anne (Williams) Pollard. Upon graduating from the Avoca High School in 1924, she attended the Lackawanna Business College, Scranton, and graduated in 1926. On Nov. 23, 1938, she married Kenneth Edward Bartlett of West Pittston and honeymooned in New York City. Then had a son, Alan, and resided in Avoca for many years at the family homestead.
She was an avid piano player since her teenage years. She was a member of St. John's Primitive Methodist Church, Avoca, where she taught Sunday school and worked with Home Mission Society. She was also a member of the Eastern Star and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Anna worked for several years in the insurance industry and then worked for the Salvation Army in Pittston and Scranton. She later cared for her ailing mother. In 2006, she moved in Neshaminy Manor to be closer to her son and his family. She enjoyed participating in the cooking program and all the activities available. Anna enjoyed a full life and was ready to go home to the Lord.
Anna was also preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Kenneth Edward Bartlett; three sisters, Cecile Luella Pollard, Mary Louise Warren, and Evelyn Eshelman; and two brothers, James Pollard and six month old infant, R.E. Pollard.
Surviving are a son, Alan and his wife, Linda Bartlett, Doylestown; two granddaughters, Elizabeth Anne and Kimberly Lynn; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. from the Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home Inc., 728 Main St., Avoca, with the Rev. Dale E. Pepper, St. John's P.M. Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Langcliffe Cemetery, Avoca.
Friends and family may call on Sunday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. and Monday from noon until 1 at the funeral home.
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