Ann "Anna" Loizes

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | July 01, 2019

Ann "Anna" Loizes, 98, of McKeesport, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 30, 2019 with her family by her side. She was born August 23, 1920 in Steubenville, OH, and was the daughter of the late Stelios and Steliane (Yialouris) Bournos. She was the wife of the late James N. Loizes, Sr, who was the former Chief of Police in McKeesport. She was a member of The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of White Oak and was a Sunday School Teacher and member of St. Markella Plilotochos Society. She was also a Sunshine Girl, that visited the homebound and hospitalized patients. Ann received the St. Photios Award for her dedicated service to her parish. During WWII when all the men went to war, she worked at Weirton Steel as a "Rosie the Riveter". 

She is survived by her son, James N. (Fran) Loizes, Jr., of Greentree, and daughter, Estella "Tootie" (Joseph) Barton of White Oak, grandchildren, Todd (Melissa) Loizes, Brian (Marcie) Loizes, Erica (Jerry) Coulehan, Deja (Jay) Barton, and Savannah (Matt) Bucey, great-grandchildren, Dmitri, Marcus, Makyah, Christian, Autumn, Noah, Norah, Brooklyn, and Parker, Goddaughter, Connie Skezas, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother and 3 sisters. Friends are welcome Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 2-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, Director. Trisagion Service will be held Tuesday at 7:00 pm, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Father William Zotis, officiating. Service will be held Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 10:00 am, at The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of White Oak. with Reverend Father William Zotis, officiating. Interment will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills. A special Thank you to mom's friends and staff at the Palms at O'Neil, for their loving kindness and care. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of White Oak, 1128 Summitt Street, White Oak, 15131. Condolences may be made at

Originally published July 01, 2019.

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