Ann Columbus

Obituary of Ann L. Columbus

COLUMBUS – Ann L., 85, of Vintondale, went to be with the Lord March 11, 2020 at Windber Hospice. Born Oct. 22, 1934 in Vintondale, daughter of the late Andrew and Annie (Petrilla) Dancha. Preceded in death by husband, Thomas, Sr.; brothers, George, Pete, Charles and Mike; and sister, Mary LaMantia. Survived by children, Thomas M. (Dee) Columbus, Jr.; Anthony (Kathy) Columbus; and Christopher Columbus. Grandchildren, Thomas III, Allison (Neil), Renee and Chelsea. Great Grandchildren, Emmett, Rory, Ava and Madyson. Sister of Andrew (Flo) Dancha; Helen Voytas and Margaret Greaves; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Ann was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Mundys Corner, former cafeteria worker for the Blacklick Valley Schools for over 30 years; and was “The Coffee Lady” at Sheetz in Mundys Corner for nearly 10 years. A special thank you to Windber Hospice, Ebandjieff Clinic in Nanty Glo, Lisa Janosik and the late Dr. Michael Tatarko for their loving care. At Ann’s request there will be no viewing. Friends are welcomed to a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. on Monday at St. John Vianney Church, the Rev. Andrew Draper, celebrant. Committal, Holy Name Mausoleum, Ebensburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Windber Hospice.  

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Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, March 16, 2020
Saint John Vianney Roman Catholic Church
3513 William Penn Ave
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States


Holy Name Mausoleum
New Germany Road
Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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