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Anna M. Waskie, 94, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She was born April 13, 1917 in Parsons a daughter of the late Anthony and Anna Maciejczyk Wojcik.
She attended the Wilkes-Barre schools and was formerly employed by Freiderís Cigar Company, the Osterhout Free Library, Parsons, and in the local garment industry. Mrs. Waskie was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains, its Motherís Guild and Altar and Rosary Society where she served as president. She also was a member and served as president of Living a New Life.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander, who passed away in 1969; sisters, Lucille Matiska, Frances Buzinski, Helen Kempka, Josephine Wychock, Julia Wychock, Mary Pokrifka; brother, Peter Wujcik.
Surviving are her daughters, Mary Ann Yonki, and her husband David, Wilkes-Barre, Alexis Edwards, and her husband Kenneth, Carverton; grandsons, Ian and Todd Edwards.
The funeral will be held Saturday at 9:00 a.m. from E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 in Ss. Peter and Paul Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Plains. Friends may call Friday from 4-7 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to: Coriís Place, 495 Wyoming Street, Hanover Township, PA 18706, or to the Osterhout Free Library, North Branch, 28 Oliver Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705.