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Anna Mae Kostelich

March 4, 1929 — May 25, 2021

Anna Mae Kostelich age 92 of Muse, formerly of Canonsburg passed away peacefully Tuesday May 25, 2021 in Paramount Senior Living of Peters Twp. She was born March 4, 1929 in Canonsburg a daughter of the late Andrew and Bertha Kendra Straka. Anna Mae lived her life in Muse and Canonsburg where she was a devoted housewife and mother. She was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canonsburg, Muse Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and the VFW Post 191 Ladies Auxiliary. Proud of her Croatian Heritage, she was a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union. On June 29, 1949 she married Marko Kostelich who passed away January 28, 2008. Left behind to cherish her memory are her beloved children, Barbara Ann (John) McAnany of Washington, Rose Marie (Thomas) Mozes of Muse, and Mark Kostelich of Peters Twp., four grandchildren, Jeanne (Gary) Terrill, John (Melanie) McAnany Jr., Melissa (Edwin) Schell and Jennifer McAnany (Satevea Mahan), five great grandchildren Alex Engel, Audra Terrill, Amber McAnany, Adam McAnany and Aidan Schell, her brother Andrew Straka of Canonsburg and several nieces and nephews. Anna Mae was preceded in death in addition to her parents and husband, by two brothers, Glenn Straka, Edward Straka.

Friends are welcome from 2-8pm Friday May 28, 2021 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120 Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor, where services will be held at 10 am Saturday May 29, 2021 with pastor Brenda Henry and pastor John Patterson officiating. Entombment will follow in Woodruff Memorial Park, North Strabane Twp. To view or extend condolences please visit

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