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Anna Piestrak

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Anna Piestrak, 99, of Alden Mountain Road, Alden, and formerly of Arch Street, Glen Lyon, died on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at her residence.

Anna was born in Glen Lyon on Dec. 29, 1913, a daughter of the late John and Mary Koflanovich. She was a lifetime resident of Glen Lyon, where she attended the Newport Township schools. She was a member of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, Glen Lyon.

Anna was employed by several garment factories in the Newport Township area over the years. She was a member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Wilkes Barre.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Roman Piestrak, in April 1990; brothers, John, Richard "Dick," Chester, Michael, Joseph and Paul Koflanovich; sister, Mary Prushinski.

Surviving are sons, Richard Piestrak and his wife, Janice, Hunlock Creek; Edward Piestrak and his wife, Wanda, Alden, with whom she resided for the past three years; and Daniel Piestrak and his wife, Barbara, Ashley; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday with a Mass of Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. from St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, Glen Lyon. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. There will be no calling hours. Family and friends are invited to congregate at the church at 9:45 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, 153 Main St., P.O. Box 62, Glen Lyon, PA 18617.

Arrangements by George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 211 W. Main St., Glen Lyon.
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Published in Times Leader on June 23, 2013
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