A Mass of Christian burial will Wednesday for Ann C. (Chestnut) Vasko, of Hubbard, who died Friday afternoon, Aug. 4, 2017, at Austin Woods Nursing Center, Austintown, Ohio. She was 88.
Ann was born March 21, 1929, in Farrell, a daughter of Ludwig and Maria (Janusko) Czesnakowicz.
She graduated from Farrell High School in 1947.
Ann was a lifelong area resident and retired from Federal Wholesale after working for 20 plus years.
Mrs. Vasko was a devout Catholic and a very active member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Hubbard were she served as former president of the Alter and Rosary, and worked many festivals running the linen booth. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, jigsaw and crossword puzzles, and especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Her husband, John M. Vasko, whom she married June 21, 1952, died June 18, 2011.
Ann will be sadly missed by her son, Thomas (Kathleen) Vasko of Cleveland; a daughter, Gail DeMaiolo of Canfield; a brother, Albert Chestnut of Hubbard; three grandchildren, Nicholas (Mallory) DeMaiolo, Stephen DeMaiolo and Alicia (Matthew) Ucchino, and three great-grandchildren, Nico and Leo DeMaiolo, and Marco Ucchino.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sons, an infant Robert Vasko and John M. Vasko II; six brothers, Frank, Edward, Casimir, Henry, Louis and Paul; half-brother, Joseph Chestnut and two half-sisters, Phyllis and Sister Christianna.
Published on August 5, 2017