Anna Evancho Wood

Sayre, Pennsylvania

Jul 15, 1924 – Jun 7, 2019 (Age 94)


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Alteri-Bowen Funeral Home Obituary

Anna was born on July 15, 1924 and passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019. Anna was a resident of Sayre, Pennsylvania at the time of passing. Anna graduated from Manchester (NY) High School and attended Cortland State Teachers' College in Cortland, NY. The family will receive friends Tuesday June 11th from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Alteri-Bowen Funeral Home 314 Desmond St., Sayre, PA. A mass of the Divine Liturgy will be held Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at the Ascension of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church, N. Higgins Ave., Sayre with Rev. Robert Moreno, pastor, as celebrant. Interment will follow in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA. The family will provide flowers and ask memorials be made to either the Spalding Memorial Library, Athens PA, Sayre Public Library, or the Sayre V.F.W.

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Well it's certainly true: Aunt Anna's 94 year old heart couldn't keep up with her 23 year old personality! That energy! She was a born athlete who, if born a few years later, might have been a champion women's baseball player, bicyclist or triathlete. During her time-out from touring as a concert violinist, of course. Who knows? By the way, if you can hear me Aunt Anna, thanks for loaning your violin. It helped make my life miserable through 5 years of violin lessons. I wanted to play the...

I feel so blessed to have had Anna in our lives. She was a prime example of a life well lived. Rest in peace, Anna

Love, Butchy and Anne