Anna Marie Munka, 99, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the Village of St. Edward.
Born in Akron on January 7, 1919 to the late John & Christina Steger, Anna Marie was a lifelong area resident. She had her first job at Mary Coyle and worked at Goodyear during WWII making rubber rafts. A longtime, active member of St. Francis de Sales, Anna Marie loved her bible study group and sang with the funeral choir. She also participated in the Altar & Rosary Society at the former St. Peter Parish in Akron and Meals on Wheels. She was an award-winning bridge player and loved to dance. Anna Marie was well-known for her brownies and birthday cakes and was a talented seamstress. Always elegant and sophisticated, Anna Marie was a kind and thoughtful woman and will be missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, Anna Marie was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, John. She is survived by her children Mary Ann (Ralph) Gault, Kitty (Skip) Scherer & John (Carol) Munka; grandsons Ralph (April), Christian (Jamie), Daniel (Sarah), Andrew (Robyn), John, Michael (Darya), Nicholas, Benjamin, & Maximilian Gault, Nathan (Lindsey) Putzier, Alex Munka & Austin Seaman; granddaughters Anne (Seth) Rowell, Catherine (Joe) Shackford, Katiann Scherer, Katrina Scherer, Rachel (Kyle) Hammer & Nicole Patton; great-grandchildren Grace, Harrison, Jack, Sam, Maximilian, Jacob, Evelyn, Anna Marie, Leah, Grady, Abraham, Ruth, Ashley, Liam, Benjamin, Farah & Sebastian; and many nieces & nephews.
Calling hours will be TOMORROW Sunday, March 18 from 1-4PM at the Anthony & Son Funeral Home, 4178 Massillon Road in Green. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10:30 at St. Francis de Sales Parish, 4019 Manchester Road in Akron. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Donations may be made to Special Olympics, Attn: Donations, 1133 19th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC 20036‐3604 or to Food For The Poor, P.O. Box 979005, Coconut Creek, FL 33097-9005.