Anna Charney, age 88 of Clairton, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020 in Jefferson Hospital. Born February 23, 1932 in Clairton, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mary Estock. A former clerk at the US Post Office in Clairton, Anna was member of Triumph of the Holy Cross Parish, St. Clare Church, where she sang in the choir, and a former member of Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church, where she helped with bingo and event scheduling. She was an active member of the Croatian Fraternal union lodges in Clairton and Versailles and both taught and participated in adult Tamburitzan classes in the area. She also was a member of the Clairton Anglers Club and maintained a cabin there. Besides her parents, Anna was preceded in death by her husband John Charney and siblings John, Michael, Mary, and Joseph Estock. She is survived by her children Lee Ann (Richard) Yaga of Glassport and Daniel and John Charney of Clairton; her sisters Margaret Tomasello of Clairton and Helen Hampson of Elizabeth; and also many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held privately at St. Clare Church with burial following in Ascension Cemetery, Clairton. Arrangements by the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 ($12-233-5700) www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published November 17, 2020.