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GIRARD Anna M. Kristanc, 95, passed away March 29, 2014, Saturday morning at her home.
Anna was born May 9, 1918, in Calumet, Mich., the daughter of John and Anna (Casni) Zagar. She was raised from an infant by her aunt and uncle, John and Theresa (Zagar) Pavlinac.
Anna was a graduate of Girard High School, Class of 1937, and then went to St Johns Nursing School in Pittsburgh, and graduated in 1941.
Anna worked for many years at North Side Hospital, where she retired in 1980 as Head Nurse. She was a member of St. Rose Church.
Anna married Frank Kristanc on May 26, 1951. Frank passed away on Nov. 21, 1991
Anna is survived by two daughters, Paula (Kevin) Kracha of Lemon Grove, Calif., and Eleanor (Michael) Harris of Girard; seven grandchildren, Justin and Shannon Kracha, Adam and Daniel Hazen, Joshua, Ashley and Brittany Kristanc; and two great-grandchildren, Andrew and Marley Grant.
Anna was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; a son, Frank J. Kristanc; grandson, Lucas Kristanc; and three brothers, John, Frank and Joseph.
The family will receive family and friends Thursday, April 3, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kinnick Funeral Home, McClurkin Memorial Chapel in Girard.
A funeral Mass will be held Friday, April 4, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Rose Church. There will be prayers at McClurkin Memorial Chapel at 10:30 a.m. Friday morning, prior to the church Mass.
Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Valley in Annas memory.
Arrangements by Kinnick Funeral Home, McClurkin Memorial Chapel, 222 South State St., Girard, OH 44420.