Anna M. Testa

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Anna M. Testa, 88, of Hilldale section of Plains Township, passed away on Saturday at her home.

Born in Hilldale, she was the daughter of the late Ottone and Brigida Compagnucci Trasciatti.

Anna was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church, Plains Township, and was a graduate of Plains High School. Prior to her retirement, she had worked for the Social Security Administration.

Anna belonged to the Big Band Society, the VFW Auxillary and the Italian American Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, on Feb. 15, 2007, and brothers Herman, Edward, Leonard, Gino and Enrico Trasciatti, and a sister, Helen Doxbeck.

Surviving are her sons, Joseph and his wife, Nancy, Venice, Fla.; Ronald and his wife, Linda, Port Orchard, Wash.; brother Dominick and his wife, Ruth Trasciatti, Wyoming; sister Norma Caparco, Massepequa, N.Y. ; sisters-in-law, Mary Trasciatti, Hilldale, and Helen Trasciatti, Wyoming; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township, with the pastor, the Rev. Joseph Greskiewicz, as celebrant.

Entombment will be in the Denison Cemetery and Mausoleum, Swoyersville.

Relatives and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. To send the family an expression of sympathy or an online condolence, please visit
Published in Times Leader from July 15 to July 16, 2013
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