Anna Marie Zara, age 92, a resident of Century # 1 passed away Monday August 17, 2009 in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon following an extended illness. She was born April 27, 1917 in Masontown, PA a daughter of Peter and Mary M. (Chez) Cvechko. She was united in marriage June 26, 1940 to Albert B. Zara who preceded her in death July 29, 2004. Surviving are;
Three Sons; John J. Zara of Arden
Albert E. “Gene” and wife Patricia Zara of Clarksburg
Victor F. Zara of Buckhannon
Six Grandchildren; Joseph Zara of Laguna Niguel, CA; Michelle Zara of Fredericks, TX; Gina Callahan of Orlando, FL; Vicki Lee and husband Ronald of Plains, KS; Krista Lewellyn and husband David of Buckhannon, and Erin Tampoya and husband Don of Charlotte, NC.
10 Great-Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
One Brother; John and wife Luella Cvechko of Buckhannon
She was preceded in death by one daughter Mary Louise Bahr, one sister Helen King and two brothers, Joseph Cvechko and Paul Cvechko.
Mrs. Zara was a homemaker, well-known for her cooking, especially for her Italian dishes and pastries, and a member of the VFW Auxiliary.
She was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church and upon its closing transferred to the Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Buckhannon.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Wednesday August 19, from 2-4 and 6-8:00 p.m. a rosary service will be held at 5:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday August 20, at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Buckhannon with Rev. Ft. Ronald Nikodem as Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.