Anna Yuknavich, a long-time area resident, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at the Valley View Center for Nursing Care in Goshen. She was 97.
The daughter of Andrew and Anna (Mudrey) Humenik, Anna was born on June 4, 1922, in Pennsylvania.
Anna was a very busy lady. She retired from Ciba Geigy to take care of her mother to the age of 100. During that time she would sew, make quilts and did lots of crafts. She was a great cook and baker and loved the holidays.
After her mom passed away, she started traveling and went on many trips with her husband and friends.
Anna was a past president of Blooming Grove Seniors, a member of American Legion Auxiliary in Harriman and loved going out to eat with the Red Hatters. Anna loved all her friends.
Her family's statement reads: "Mom always had time for her family. She loved her children and spoiled her grandchildren and then her great-grandchildren. She loved attending all the birthday parties and celebrating the holidays with her family."
Survivors include her daughters: Ann Marie Allen, Delaware, and Mary Clark and her husband Danny, Goshen; grandchildren Jon Peterson, Chris Peterson (Debbie), Linda (Joel) Birner, Shawn Clark (Taryn), Krissy (Rob) Bourque, Katie (Matt) Murtaugh; great-grandchildren Timmy Peterson, Andrew Peterson (Lydia), Lauren and Danielle Birner, Owen and Liam Clark, Max Bourque, Matthew, Kamryan and Nichole Murtaugh; great-great-granddaughter Emery Peterson.
Anna is pre-deceased by her loving husband Andy Yuknavich; her parents Anna (Mudrey) and Andrew Humenik; brothers Vasil, John, Pete and Andy Humenik.
The family would like to thank all the staff on Grand Ave at Valley View.
Mom was treated with love and kindness. Thank you to Michelle for helping the family and Mom share the last days together through Facetime. We know she was not alone. God Bless all of you.
Thank you to Tyler Murtie for all the help planning Mom's final requests.
A graveside service will take place at the St. Peter & Paul Byzantine Cemetery in Patton, Pa. Due to the current COVID pandemic, services will be private for immediate family.
In lieu of flowers, Mom would want everyone to pray and donate food to those in need.
Funeral arrangements are honorably entrusted to Zygmunt-Murtie Funeral and Cremation Service.
To leave a condolence, please call 845-977-6127 or visit www.zmmemorials.com.