Anna May Way Bartels
Anna May Way Bartels, 99, of Tunkhannock died Friday, March 10, 2017 at The Gardens in Tunkhannock. She was born in Wilmington, DE, on June 8, 1917, daughter of the late Louis and Anna Louise Lightcap Way.
She was a member of the Springville Baptist Church. Anna was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. She enjoyed drawing, painting and playing the piano. She was a woman of great faith in God and lived her life following God.
Anna was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Joseph Bartels; son, Robert; daughter, Sandra Thomas; great-grandson, Johnathan Prevost; brothers, Walter, Elwood and Louis Way, and sisters, Edith Brown and Ethel Meredith.
Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, James and Sandra Bartels of Montrose and Charles and Beth Bartels of Meshoppen; daughters and sonsin law, Ann and Rick (Lloyd) Gustin of Meshoppen and Carol and Wayne Allen of Tunkhannock; sisters, Dorothy McCaffery and Evelyn McKinnon of Delaware; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. The family would like to express their deepest thanks to The Gardens in Tunkhannock and Asera-Care Hospice for the support, care and compassion they showed to our mom and our family. It was greatly appreciated.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 16 at 2 p.m. from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc., 73 West Tioga Street, Tunkhannock, with Pastor Roger Rosenau of the Springville Baptist Church. Interment will be in Grace Lawn Cemetery, Wilmington, DE. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12 noon until the time of service. Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Springville Baptist Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.