Anna M. (Zarcufsky) Jankaitis, 83, of Turkey Run, Shenandoah, passed away peacefully Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Shenandoah Manor Nursing Center with her dear family by her side.
Born in Gilberton, December 11, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Alberta (Yochachonis) Zarcufsky.
She was a 1953 graduate of the former Shenandoah Catholic High School.
Anna was a retired garment worker, having worked in the local garment industry. She was last employed in the dietary department at Shenandoah Manor Nursing Center.
She was a devoted member of Divine Mercy Parish, Shenandoah, formerly St. George Church. She was also a member of the ILGWU. Earlier in life, she was a member of ILGWU Ladies’ Bowling League at the former Holiday Lanes, Turkey Run.
Anna was religious person who had a deep faith in God. Her kindness was evident and shown to all people she encountered. This was especially seen in the love and kind-heartedness that she shared with her nieces and nephews who she treated as her own children. She will always be remembered for her famous saying, “God is good.”
Preceding her in death were her brother, Joseph Zarcufsky, and her sister, Joanne “Peachie” Aponick.
Surviving are her husband of 42 years, Adolph “Adie” Jankaitis; two sisters, Charlotte Litwak, of Shenandoah, and Nikki Zarcufsky, of Turkey Run, Shenandoah; three aunts; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday, November 22, 2019 in Divine Mercy Church, 232 W. Cherry St., Shenandoah, with Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian, pastor, as the celebrant. Interment will follow at 11 a.m. in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. A visitation will be held from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Friday at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah.
Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.