Mrs. Anna J. Kranik|
Mrs. Anna J. Kranik, 97, of Spring Street, Bethlehem, formerly of Tamaqua and Philadelphia, died Sunday, May 18, in her residence. She was the widow of William Stickler and Edward Kranik.
She worked in Philadelphia garment factories.
Born in Coaldale, she was a daughter of the late Jeremiah and Mary Agatha (Gallagher) DeLay.
She was of the Catholic faith.
She was valedictorian of the Class of 1932 of the former St. Jerome High School, Tamaqua.
Surviving are a son, Robert Stickler, of Palm Springs, Calif.; a granddaughter Karisa, wife of Greg Flores of Aptos, Calif.; two great-grandchildren, Garett and Adrian Flores; a sister, Rita Jones of Baltimore, Md.; and her caregivers, a niece Maureen, and her husband, Adam, of Bethlehem.
She was also preceded in death by a son, William Stickler.
Service: Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, St. Jerome Catholic Church, Tamaqua. Interment, parish cemetery, Tamaqua. Call 10:30-11 a.m. Saturday in the church. Contributions in her name may be made to Holy Family Manor, 1200 Spring St., Bethlehem, Pa. 18018. Arrangements by Zizelmann-Roche Funeral Home, 500 E. Broad St., Tamaqua. Online guest registry: can be signed at www.zrgfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Times News on May 28, 2014