PORTAGE — FARREN – Anna V., 94, Portage, went to be with the Lord May 1, 2013, at home. Born April 24, 1919, in Onnalinda, the daughter of John and Anna (Ignatz) Patrick. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 63 years, Anthony S. Farren Sr.; daughter, Lillian, and husband, Enzo Scarton; and brothers, John, Joseph, James and Michael Patrick. Survived by son, Anthony Farren Jr., married to the former LaWanda Beba, Jamestown. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Lynn Fohringer (Jim); Alan Scarton (Renee); Susan Miller (Dennis); Sandra Llewellyn; Toni Marie Riskus (Thomas); and Anthony Farren III (Heather). Anna had a special place in her heart for her great-grandchildren, Christopher, Katie, R.T., Abbi, Mahra, Abagael, Jamie and Amy. She was loved by many as her bright smile and contagious laughter brought joy to all who knew her. Retired after 17 years in the dietary department of the Ebensburg Center. She enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, and spending time with her family. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Hammers Street, Father Andrew Draper, TOR, celebrant. Committal, St. Mary’s Cemetery, Portage. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial contributions be made to Walk for Fun for the Epilepsy Foundation, Team Katies Crew.
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