Anna E. Hain
1946 - 2020
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Anna E. Hain, 73, of Elizabethville, passed away Tuesday, March 24th at her home with her loving husband and daughter at her side. Born in Pottsville and raised in Newtown (Zerbe), Anna was the daughter of the late Herman "Jimmy" and Mary (Karoly) Roach. Anna was a graduate of the 1964 class from Minersville High School. She worked in Washington D.C. at Saint Elizabeth Hospital. She also worked for Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute in Fairfax, VA. Anna retired from Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Health and Welfare, Harrisburg. Anna was a devout Catholic and was an active member of Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Lykens. Anna was a longtime Lector and enjoyed teaching CCD. She had a passion for painting and photography having won numerous ribbons at the Gratz Fair. She also enjoyed gardening, flea markets and going to camp. Most important to Anna was her loving family. She is survived by her husband Ronald, her daughter, Jessica Sohl and her husband Sean, two grandchildren Alex and Avery of Hacketettstown, New Jersey. Also, a niece Stephanie Castillo and nephew Steven Finley both of San Antonio Texas as well as numerous cousins. Services are private at the convenience of the family with Rev. Michael Opoki. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Williamstown. A Memorial Mass will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her church, Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 732 Main St., Lykens, PA 17048. The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Tower City has been entrusted with the arrangements. To sign the guestbook visit

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Published in Patriot-News from Mar. 25 to Mar. 26, 2020.
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March 26, 2020
I was one of Anna's best friends growing up in Newtown, so sorry to hear this God bless her and her family.she was a great friend and a wonderful artist. Emma Hancock Stine
March 26, 2020
RIP Anna
Dear Ron, Jessi, Sean, Alex, Avery and Sarah,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. There are no words we can say that can take away your pain that you are going through right now. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and to remember the happy times you all had together. With deepest sympathy, RIP Anna. Love, Linda and Bill
Linda SOHL
March 25, 2020
I enjoyed working with Anna at the Dept of Public Welfare. She was the best secretary I ever had - always willing to take on additional assignments when necessary and, was very punctual even though she had a distance to travel every day to get to the office.
Donald L. Free
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