Ann Podobensky, 96, of Highfield, Butler, PA died at Avow Hospice in Naples, FL on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Born September 4, 1921, in Lyndora, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Irene Kopach Zanicky. She was a hard worker who loved to cook, bake, and garden. One of her favorite things to do was put up her extensive Christmas display each year. Mrs. Podobensky was a very active member of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church in Lyndora. She was retired from Pullman Standard as a welder.
Surviving are her children: Greg, Sr. (Vicky) Podobensky, Gayle (David) Krisher. (David has since passed December 25, 2017), Mary Ann (Paul) Kowalik, Daniel Podobensky and Kenny (Patty) Podobensky. To include 6 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Harry Podobensky, son Gene, 7 brothers and 1 sister, and their spouses.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 E. Cunningham Street, Butler, PA 16001. from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Monday.
Funeral Services will be at 10:00 am Tuesday April 10, 2018 at St. Michael Ukranian Catholic Church, 610 Hansen Ave. Lyndora, with the Rev. Douglas Lorance officiating. Burial will follow at the Rose Hill Cemetery WEATHER PERMITTING.
A Parastas service will take place at 6:30 pm from the Funeral Home.