Anne Chuba, 89, of the Ridgewood Shenango Valley, Hermitage, passed away at 7:30 PM on Friday, January 6, 2017 at Sharon Regional Health System after a brief illness. Born on January 16, 1927 in New Castle, PA, Anne was the daughter of the late Michael and Martha Lison Flyak. She graduated from New Castle High School in January 1945. After graduation, she worked at Johnson Bronze. On October 2, 1948 she married Andrew Chuba, who survives at home. They moved to Hickory Township, now Hermitage, in 1956. Anne was a homemaker and she worked as a cashier at Krogers and later Stambaugh Thompson. Anne was a member of St. John's Orthodox Church in Hermitage. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She liked watching college football, rooting for Penn State, arguing politics and playing bingo. She was a lively spirit and always a passionate advocate for her side. In addition to her husband, Anne is survived by her son, Bill Chuba of Downingtown, PA, her daughter, Carol Walker and husband Scott of New Cumberland, a brother, George Flyak and wife Mary Ann of Boardman, a sister, Katie Hare of New Castle, a brother-in-law, Steve Chuba and his wife, Joan of Sharpsville, a sister-in-law, Helen Kachaylo of Brookfield, a brother-in-law, Steve Lysohir of Hermitage, three grandchildren; Jean Chuba, Sharon Garthwaite and husband Brian, Cathy Falci and husband Peter, three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Anne was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Kovacs, a brother, Michael Flyak and a daughter-in-law, Fran Chuba. Friends will be received on Tuesday, January 10th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Tomon Funeral & Cremation Services in the Harold W. Stevenson Funeral Home, 264 E. State St., Sharon. A Panachida service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 6:45 PM. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 11th at 11:00 AM at St. John's Orthodox Church with Fr. David Mastroberte. Interment will follow in St. John's Orthodox Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made in Anne's name to St. John's Orthodox Church, 3180 Morefield Rd., Hermitage, PA 16148.
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