Anna Lanterman, 98, of Waldorf, MD formerly of Chicora, Sugarcreek Twp., Armstrong Co., passed away following a long illness on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at The Charleston Senior Facility in Waldorf, MD.
Anna was born in Kaylor on March 1, 1923. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Ruth Barnhart Wiles. Anna attended school in Kaylor.
Anna was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Lanterman, whom she married on September 6, 1941 at St. Paul’s Church.
She was employed by Penn Champ in East Butler for many years and retired in 1984.
She was a life member of St. Paul’s Community Church near Chicora. Anna’s greatest love was her God in Heaven and her family on earth. She was a long time member of the Sugarcreek Grange, the Brady’s Bend American Legion Auxiliary and the Brady’s Bend Senior Center. She was an avid Pirate and Steeler fan and was well-known for her delicious cooking and her wonderful pies. Anna took great pleasure in cleaning her home, enjoyed playing cards and most especially the company of her family and friends.
Anna is survived by three daughters, Lola Preston and her husband, Dan, of Kane, Darlene Cranmer of Renfrew, and Amy Lea Miller and her husband, Gary, of Waldorf, MD; a son-in-law, John Posey of Butler; 8 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandson, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to her husband and parents, Anna was preceded in death by her daughter, Marlene Posey; a brother, Chester Wiles; a sister, Alameda Kamerer, and two sons-in law, Garrell Grelling and Charles Cranmer.
Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora, 339 Chicora Fenelton Rd., Chicora from Noon – 3:00 p.m. Sunday. A funeral service will follow from the funeral home at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Samuel Swick, a United Church of Christ pastor, officiating. Please follow Covid 19 protocols. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Sugarcreek Twp., Armstrong Co. An American Legion Auxiliary Memorial Service will be held at 2:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to The Brady’s Bend American Legion Post #488, 975 SR 68, East Brady, PA 16028. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hilefh.com.
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