Obituary of Anna B Furman
Anna (Busony) Furman, 101, Seward (Village of Charles), fell asleep in the Lord on October 23 at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital after complications from COVID. One of 12 children born to the late John and Anna (Kraynak) Busony on January 11, 1920, in the mining community of Boltz, aka Charles, where she lived until her death. Married to the late Edwin R. Furman on June 26, 1948, until his death in 1999. A beloved friend, mother, and bubba, she was generous with her love. Strong, polite, and always spoke well of others. The oldest living member of the town where she once worked at the company store, many of her stories and photographs appear in historical depictions and publications of the area.
Preceded in death by parents; siblings Michael, infant John, Mary, George, Alexander, Nicholas, John, Joseph, Adam, and Eve; husband; and infant son, Edwin, Jr. Survived by sister Margaret Franklin, Seward; daughter Carrie Ann, wife of Richard Hower, Seward (Charles); and grandchildren Andrew Hower and wife Rebecca Unruh, Bluemont, VA, and Sarah Hower and fiance Terry “Melvin” Wisbith, Schweknsville. Member of Christ the Saviour Cathedral. She was God’s gift for the many happy, healthy, blessed years she shared with us.
Friends received from 2 to 5 PM Tuesday at Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E Philadelphia St, Armagh where Panachida service will be held 2 pm Tuesday. Funeral service at 10 am Wednesday at Christ the Saviour Cathedral. Very Rev. Protopresbyter Robert Buczak celebrant. Interment, Armagh cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to Christ of Savior Cathedral, 300 Garfield St., Johnstown,PA 15906.