WEST PITTSTON — Anna Pestak Lugar, 88, of West Pittston, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at home.
Born Nov. 14, 1925, in Exeter, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Simaj Pestak. She worked in the local garment industry and later built and was the owner/operator of the Apple Tree Restaurant in Harding along with her late husband, Andrew.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Andrew; daughter Elaine Tucker; brother, Stephen Jr.; and sisters, Elaine Cassetori and Mary Dente.
She is survived by her son, Andrew Jr., and his wife, Florence, Exeter; daughters Romona Holup, Nevada, and Mary Stankus and her husband, Barry, West Pittston; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Immaculate Conception Church, Corpus Christi Parish, Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Exeter. Friends may call 9 a.m. to Mass Wednesday at the church.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Anthony Recupero Funeral Home, 406 Susquehanna Ave., West Pittston.