Anna B. Ferguson, 95, of Butler, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020, at New Haven Court.
Born June 16, 1924 in Hillsdale, NJ, she was a daughter of the late George Parker Willoughby and Anna Marie (Brogeler) Willoughby.
Anna had worked for Bell Telephone, Bell Labs and then for the Braun Baking Company, also along with her husband and family she had farmed, where they raised beef cattle. She was an avid stamp collector, loved animals, and had enjoyed photography where she took and printed pictures. She was enjoyed genealogy and had traced the Willoughby family back to 1800's. Her and her husband were active in the movement for the Merchant Marines to be recognized as veterans and she was the treasurer of the local chapter of the Mariners.
Surviving is her daughter, Diane (John) Marano of Butler.
1 brother, Robert Allen (Judith) Willoughby of Milford, OH.
2 grandchildren: Tara Orcutt-Sides and Karrie (Tyson) Geibel.
4 great grandchildren: Ava Sides, Tanner Ferguson, Addyson Geibel and Caidyn Geibel.
Numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dale G. Ferguson, whom she married September 16, 1944, he died in 2012; also her son, Richard Dale Ferguson who died in 2007.
Visitation will be at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral Services follow at 1:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. The Rev. Rob Gillgrist, Pastor of Oak Hills Christian Church, will officiate. Interment will be in Butler County Memorial Park.
In Lieu of Flowers, Donations may be made to Oak Hills Christian Church, 100 Township Line Road, Butler, PA 16002.
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