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Anna Ambrose, 97, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Stella Maris Nursing Home Hospice, Lutherville-Timonium, Md.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, Anna was the daughter of the late Frank and Fenia lwaniw.

She was a 1942 graduate of Coughlin High School and moved to Baltimore, Md., in 1943, upon her marriage to Raymond Ambrose. She was a faithful member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.

Her interests over the years included gardening, crocheting, cooking and traveling, but most of all she was a devoted and loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Raymond Ambrose, originally of Wilkes-Barre Twp.; daughter, Annette Sims, Georgia; brothers, John lwaniw, Ukraine; Peter lwaniw, Pennsylvania; and Michael lwaniw, Maryland; sisters, Mary Gavel, Pennsylvania; and Helen Bowanko, Pennsylvania; grandsons, David Everett, Georgia; Gerard and Michael Kinlein, Maryland; nephew, John Bowanko, Pennsylvania.

Anna is survived by her two daughters, Elaine Ambrose-Ghoniem, Ga.; Mary Sweet and her husband, Raymond, Maryland; brother, Theodore and his wife, Elaine, Virginia; sister-in-law, Marie and her husband, Henry Marks, Pennsylvania. Known affectionately as "Nanny" to her grandchildren, she will be sadly missed by LeAnn Brand and her husband, Charles, Georgia; Michael Kinlein and his wife, Lisa, Georgia; Ronald Hallock and his wife, Valerie, Florida; Eric Hallock, Georgia; Derek Sweet, Justin Sweet and Brad Sweet, Maryland.

Anna is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre.

Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Drums.

A very special thank you to all of the caregivers at Stella Maris Nursing home in Lutherville-Timonium, Md., for their devoted and compassionate care of Anna for the past five years.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions (for use in providing exceptional care with dignity to their residents) may be made to Stella Maris Nursing Home, Attn: Development Office, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093 or to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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