April 2, 1914 - February 28, 2017
Anna M. Friske, 102, passed away peacefully on Tuesday February 28, 2017 at Springhills at Somerset in Somerset, NJ with her loving family by her side. She was born in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Michael and Elizabeth Yurasek. Mrs. Friske was a resident of Somerset, NJ for the past 8 years. Prior to that she was a resident of Manville, NJ for over 60 years. She worked for the Johns-Manville Corporation in Manville, NJ for 25 years before retiring. Mrs. Friske was a member of the Johns-Manville Quarter Century Club. She was a loving wife and mother who will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Mrs. Friske had a generous nature that made her special for family, friends and strangers alike. She was an avid Mets fan and enjoyed her chocolate. Her true passion was gardening. Mrs. Friske also ran local trips for the Manville Senior Citizens Organization. She was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (Christ the Redeemer Parish) in Manville, NJ. Mrs. Friske was predeceased by her husband John Friske in 1970, by 3 brothers Michael Yurasek, Steve Yurasek, and Joseph Yurasek and by 4 sisters Mary Yurasek, Betty Brannigan, Margie Gelz and Josephine Grzybowski. She is survived by her loving daughter Anita Richmond and her husband Keith of Hillsborough, NJ and by a brother John Yurasek and his wife Kiyoko of Santa Maria, California. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and their families. The viewing will be on Friday, March 3, 2017 from 7 to 9 PM at the Ketusky Funeral Home, 1310 Brooks Blvd., Manville, NJ. The Funeral will be on Saturday, March 4, 2017 8:00 AM from the Ketusky Funeral Home followed by a 9:00 AM Mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Manville, NJ. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Hillsborough, NJ. For additional information please visit our website at www.ketusky.com.
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