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Anna L. Bobbie, 75, of Lancaster, formerly Mercer, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 1, 2018, following a 10-day hospitalization in UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster.
Mrs. Bobbie was born Aug. 12, 1942, in Mercer County to the late Paul and Virginia (Black) Miller. She was among the first graduating class at Hickory High School in 1960. She continued her education at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Warren, Ohio, where she became a registered nurse. Anna was employed as a registered nurse for more than 40 years. She worked as a registered nurse at Shenango Valley Osteopathic Hospital in Farrell, Sharon General Hospital and later was employed for several years at Dr. David D'Amore in Brookfield, Ohio, until her retirement.
She was a former member of Grace Chapel Community Church, Hermitage.
Her high school sweetheart and husband, Michael Joseph Bobbie, whom she married on July 20, 1963, in St. Joseph's Church, passed away on Jan. 17, 2014.
Following her retirement, Anna enjoyed gardening, camping and cooking for her family. She especially loved spending time with her granddaughters. Anna and Mike spent winters in their fifth-wheel traveling Florida, where they visited their other snowbird friends.
She is survived by two daughters, Lynne Griffin and her husband, Robert, of Lancaster and Christine Schroyer and her husband, Karl, of Lackawannock Township; five granddaughters, Mikayla, Emily, Karleen and Leah Schroyer and Taylor Griffin; and a sister, Betty Moyer of Lansdale.
Anna joined her husband, parents and two sisters, Della Walsh and Pauline Moyer, in eternal peace.
In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions be made to Beds for Little Heads, www.beds4littleheads.com

Anna L., 75, of Lancaster.
Calling hours: 3 to 5 p.m. Friday (1-5-18) in J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Service: Funeral at 5 p.m. Friday in the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Moose, pastor of Unity Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Burial: Unity Cemetery, Lackawannock Township.
Published on January 4, 2018
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