Mary Ann Panchak, 84, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019.
Mary Ann was born in Akron on November 28, 1934 to the late John & Katherine Orzes and was a lifelong area resident. She married William Panchak in 1955 and together they raised their four children. She was an amazing cook and a wonderful wife, mother & grandmother. Mary Ann worked for Ohio Bell and then at Sterling Jewelers in the accounting department, retiring after over 25 years of service. She was a longtime member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church.
In addition to her parents, Mary Ann was preceded in death by her daughter Pamela Panchak; and sister Nancy Klatt. She is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, William; children Bill (Sue), Debbie Graening, and Frank Panchak; brother John (Caroline) Orzes; and grandchildren Jenna Schmeltzer, Matthew, Zachary, & Clayton Graening, Kate (Kenneth) Wong & Bret Panchak.
Family will receive friends Monday, March 4 from 9-10AM at the Anthony Funeral Homes, Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S Main St in Akron. Funeral services will begin at 10:00AM at the funeral home, immediately following the calling hour. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, 1051 Robinson Ave, Barberton, OH 44203.