Anna M. Klenotich


Anna M.(Budaska) Klenotich, age 97, of Portsmouth, R.I., formerly of Sharon, passed away on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at St.Clair's Home in Newport, R.I.
Born July 31, 1922, in Sharon, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine (Konyk) Budaska. She married Joseph M. Klenotich on March 4, 1945, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 2001.
Anna was a 1940 graduate of Sharon High School and worked for both Westinghouse and G.C. Murphy Co., but spent most of her life as a homemaker.
She was a member of the former St. John's Byzantine Catholic Church and the St. Mary's Church Ladies Auxiliary.
Anna is survived by a daughter, Dr. Katherine Rispoli and her husband Dr. Alessi of Portsmouth, R.I.; grandchildren, Alessa Cox (Charles) and Dr. Joseph Rispoli; a son Joseph M. Klenotich Jr. and his wife Karen of Lombard, Ill.; and grandchildren Adam Klenotich (Michelle) and Dr. Stephanie Klenotich Fanta (Michael). She had two great-grandchildren, Calvin and Abigail Klenotich.
She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas J. Klenotich, and two brothers, John and Charles Budaska.

Anna M. Budaska , 97, of Portsmouth, R.I., formerly of Sharon.
Graveside service: 11 a.m. Saturday (8-17-19) in St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Hermitage, with Fr. Kevin Marks officiating. Online condolences may be offered by visiting
Arrangements by the HAROLD W. STEVENSON FUNERAL HOME LLC, Sharon.
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Mr & Mrs James Higham & Family
Aug 16, 2019
So very sorry to learn of Aunt Anna's passing. She was such a lovely person, so thoughtful and kind to us. May she rest in peace.