EAST PALESTINE- Anna Nenadic Hostetter, 89, of Columbiana, passed away peacefully at the Gulfside Regional Hospice Center, Zephyrhills, Fla., on Thursday.
Anna was born Dec. 18, 1922, in West Point, Ohio, a daughter of John and Mary Kolesar Krachko, moving to Struthers as a child where she graduated in 1941 from Struthers High School.
She was trained and employed as a retoucher by Abey Studio and worked for several other photographers in the Youngstown area until 1969. Her husband, Emil "Mitch" Nenadic, whom she married in 1946, died in 1966.
In addition to her first husband, she was preceded in death by her second husband, Glenn Hostetter, whom she married in 1969; a son, Myron Nenadic; and three sisters, Mary Lynn, Helen Chizmar and Regina Shuluga.
She is survived by two daughters, Norma (Bill) James of Columbiana, with whom she made her home, and Martha (Charles) Jones of New Waterford; a son, Mel (Cindy) Nenadic of Columbiana; a sister, Katherine (Charles) Brooker of Stuart, Fla.; a brother, John Kracko of Poland; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home, with Mr. Robert Helbeck, minister, officiating. Burial will be in New Waterford Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Memorials may be made to the Gulfside Center for Hospice Care, 5760 Dean Dairy Road, Zephyrhills FL 33542.
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