Anna Rees

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Nov. 11, 2012

Anna (Anne) Mericle Rees, 95, of Kingston, entered into eternal rest on Nov 11, 2012 at Manorcare Heath Services, Kingston.

Born on April 21, 1917, in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Margaret (Williams) Mericle.

Anne graduated from Kingston High School in 1935. She was a lifelong member of Westmoor Church of Christ, Kingston, where she was a Sunday School and Vacation Bible School teacher. She belonged to the Mother's Club, Friendship Club, the Christian Women's Fellowship, and served on the board of trustees. Anne also was a member of Deborah Heart Association, The Salvation Army, and was president of the Kingston Little League Auxiliary.

She was employed in the Kingston High School Cafeteria until 1972, and the Gateway Peanut Store until 1979. From 1979 to 2000, Anne was living her passion, which was babysitting children. This always brought great joy and fulfillment to her life.

Anne was proceeded in death by her husband, William A. Rees; her sons, Dr. Richard T. Rees, and David A. Rees; brothers, Richard, Paul and Robert; sisters, Elizabeth Jones, Jean Mericle, and Jane Snee.

Anne is survived by son Dr. Morgan R Rees and his wife Jan, of Tiffin, Ohio and Naples, Fla.; daughter, Meg Fetch and her husband Bill, of Kingston, and daughter-in-law, Linda Weatherill Rees, of Lakeland, Fla.

She is also survived by sister, Margaret Mericle Sottolano, of Easton, and brother Bruce Mericle, of Fort Myers, Fla., and numerous nieces and nephews.

Anne is also survived by six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, Diane Mikolon, her sons, Austyn and Dylan; Brad Rees, his son Noah and daughter Brynn; David Rees; Megan Moraski, her daughter Lauren and son Owen; Matthew Rees, his daughter Melanie; Rebecca Posluszny, her twin daughters Makaila and Lana.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. from the Kielty-Moran Funeral Home, Inc., 87 Washington Ave., Plymouth, with James Quinn officiating.

Interment will follow in the Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming.

Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the , 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre PA 18701-1309.

Published in Times Leader on Nov. 13, 2012
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