Anna A. Parks (nee Osterman), 97, of Avon Lake, formerly of Pittsburgh, passed away Friday, September 27, 2013, at home, following complications of congestive heart failure. Mrs. Parks was born February 13, 1916 in Pittsburgh and lived in Avon Lake the past 57 years. She was both a licensed cosmetologist and licensed practical nurse, but her primary role was that of homemaker.
Anna was a member of St. Joseph Church, the church’s choir and ladies guild. She was also a member of the Avon Lake Women’s Chorus. In her spare time, she enjoyed bowling, golf and travel. She also would express her creativity by painting.
Anna is survived by children, Ruth Ann Kaswell of San Antonio Texas, Eileen Wozniak (Donald) of Avon Lake, George Parks, Jr. (Sandra – deceased) of Milan, Michigan, Janet Motta of Avon Lake and Nancy Inman of Mentor. Other survivors include 15 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George C. Parks in 1994; parents, Edward and Anna (nee Harold) Osterman; siblings, Edward, Herb, Mildred Lowe and Virginia Smarsh; and two grandsons.
Friends may call from 10A.M., until the Mass of Christian Burial, at St. Joseph Church 32929 Lake Rd., Avon Lake, Monday, September 30, 2013, at 11 A.M. Father Ron Wearsch, of the church, will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Smile for Sophie Forever, 31722 Leeward Ct. Avon Lake, OH 44012.