Eternal Memory: +Anna Evanisko

JOHNSTOWN, PA -  With profound sadness the Diocesan Chancery announces that  + ANNA EVANISKO, age 100, the mother of Pani Connie.  Anna fell-asleep in the Lord on Friday September 14, 2018 after a very brief illness.  She would have celebrated her 101st birthday on December 11th.

Anna was the daughter of John and Mary (Semankovich/Felix) Lesko. Preceded in death by her parents, husband of 65 years George Sr. who passed in 2002, brother John Lesko and sisters Mary Muchesko, Margaret Lesko and an infant sister. Survived by son George Sr married to Evelyn (Matchik), daughter Pani Constance married to the Very Reverend Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro, all of Johnstown, and grandchildren Tamara, married to Deacon Gregory Benc, Watchung, NJ, Sonya Evanisko, Shepherdstown, WV, George Jr, Gainesville, VA, Alexandra Vatuvuk, Stephanie married to James Kobal, Christopher married to Roxanne (Kordish), all of Johnstown, Anastasia and husband Nick Tabb, Shepherdstown, WV. 16 great-grandchildren Victoria Schmidt, Michael Long, Tatianna Evanisko-Long, Jonah Strenski, Alexandra Benc, Anastasia Benc, Kyra Vatavuk, Symeon Kobal, Katarina Vatavuk, Sophia Evanisko, George Evanisko III, Xenia Kobal, Nicholas Benc, Nykos Kobal, Alexander and Asher Tabb. And many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and friends.

Anna was a founding lifelong member and the oldest parishioner of Christ the Saviour Cathedral. She served for many years with the Mothers and Daughters Club and the Parent Teachers Guild. She worked for years at the Cathedral Bingo and Educational Center events. She was a baker known for her “medovniki”, apricot roshki and chocolate chip cookies. Anna was the official Cathedral “bake sale cake lady”.

Visiting hours will be held at the Moskal-Reid Funeral Home in Johnstown on Sunday from 10:30 AM to 7 PM.  Panachida is at 6 PM.   The Funeral Service will be sung at the Cathedral on Monday at 10 AM. 

Diocesan Clergy and faithful are kindly asked to remember the newly departed servant +Anna and the entire Evanisko and Miloro families in their prayers.

May Almighty God Grant Rest Eternal and Blessed Repose to  His Newly Departed Servant +Anna and May Her Memory Be Eternal! Vicnaja Jej Pamjat!