Anna W. Maruska Obituary

Date of Birth:

Monday, December 24th, 1923

Date of Death:

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Funeral Home:

Barnhart Funeral Home
505 E. Pittsburgh St.


Anna W. Maruska, 89, of Meadville, formerly of Greensburg and Carmichaels, died Saturday, August 24, 2013. She was born December 24, 1923 in Vestaburg, Pa., a daughter of the late John and Julia Elko Phillips. She was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church of Greensburg. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by five brothers: Michael, John, William, Andrew, and George Phillips; two sisters: Margaret Stefan and Mary Semosky; and a son-in-law, Arthur C. Butters. She is survived by her husband, Michael Maruska, Sr.; four sons: Michael Maruska, Jr. of Fla., Peter J. (Melissa) Maruska of Cochranton, Paul T. (Nancy) Maruska of Stevensville, Mont., and Mark J. Maruska of Newton, N.J.; two daughters: Anna Butters of Wilmington, Del. and Mary Maruska of Brockton, Mass.; and a brother Julius Phillips of Vestaburg; fourteen grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A blessing service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the BARNHART FUNERAL HOME, 505 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg. Friends will then be received in the funeral home until 1 p.m., at which time a Funeral Mass will be held at St. Nicholas Byzantine Church, 624 E. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, with Father Regis Ducesina as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount St. Macrina Cemetery, Uniontown.

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