Anna J. Pollock, 97, of Sheffield, PA. died at the John and Orpha

Blair Hospice Home on Thursday evening, February 15, 2018 after

an brief illness. She was born in Sheffield, Pa. on June 8, 1920.

She was the daughter of Albert and Anna Wodziak Howaniec.

She was raised in Ludlow, PA. and was a lifelong Sheffield

resident. Anna was employed with the former Blackstone Ultra

Sonic for 22 years retiring from there in 1985. She had previously

worked with former Warren Components and McMillan Lumber

Company. She was a member of St. Anthony’s R.C. Church and a

former member of St. Michaels Byzantine Church where she was

a member of the Ladies Guild, Sheffield Senior Center. She was

an avid reader, enjoyed going to the Casino, playing cards and

bingo. She especially enjoyed and loved her grandchildren and

great grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter – Marilyn J. Edmiston of Tiona,

PA., her daughter-in-law, Joyce Pollock of Sheffield, PA., 1

Brother – Edward Howaniec and wife, Linda of Terre Haute,

Indiana, Helen H. Glotz and husband, Harry of Warren, PA., 5

Grandchildren – Scott Pollock of Sheffield, PA., Tracy Pollock and

wife, Barb of Warren, Pa., Christopher Pollock of Cherry Grove,

PA., Kurt Edmiston and wife, Jennifer of Colorado Springs, CO.,

Sara Edmiston of Gettysburg, PA., 7 Great Grandchildren –

Samantha Pollock, Sabrina Pollock, Olivia Hill-Pollock, Devyn

Pollock, Danny Edmiston, Katarina Edmiston, Landlin Edmiston

and several nieces and nephews. Anna was married on July 6,

1940 to Michael Pollock at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in

Sheffield. After 55 years of marriage, he preceded her in death in

1995. In addition Anna was preceded in death by 1 Son – Ronald

Pollock in 2002, 2 Sisters – Stella Dulan and Mary Morelli, 1

Brother – Joseph Howaniec, an infant brother – Stanley

Howaniec, son-in-law, Danny G. Edmiston, 1 Great Grandson –

Scott Pollock, 1 Great Granddaughter-Brittany Pollock, both in


Friends may call at St. Anthony’s R.C. Church on Monday,

February 19, 2018 one hour prior to a Mass of Christian Burial at

11:00 A.M., with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating. Interment

will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Sheffield, PA. Those wishing to

place memorials may do so through St. Anthony’s Church or

Sheffield Fire Department or Hospice of Warren County. E-mail

condolences may be sent by visiting

Family has entrusted the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc.,

304 East Street, Warren, PA., with final arrangements.