Anne N. Webber
July 24, 1920 ‒ December 09, 2009
MANSFIELD: Now at peace, Anne Webber’s strong Christian faith has held true. Fighting the good fight, she has finished her race, now crowned with righteousness. Anne N. Webber of Mansfield passed away Wednesday December 9, 2009 in Hospice of North Central Ohio’s Hospice House in Ashland surrounded by her loving and supportive family; she was 89.
She was born July 24, 1920 in Craddock, Virginia, the daughter of Samuel and Helen (Noel) Thomas and was graduated from Upper Darby High School. Following high school, Anne attended Taylor Hospital Lab Tech School.
During World War II Anne Served in the Navy WAVES or Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, blazing a trail for thousands of young women in military service.
She was honored to be apart of the first WAVE to support our troops immediately following the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Anne was a member of NCO Club and enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, crosswords and bingo.
Anne was a social butterfly never passing up an opportunity to meet with friends for dinner or a movie.
Proclaiming her Lord through her actions and lifestyle, Anne was a faithful member of Resurrection Parish.
Most of all, Anne was a devoted mother and grandmother and dearly loved her family.
She is survived by four sons John Michael Webber of Alpharetta Georgia, Thomas J. Webber of Byron, Illinois, Lawrence E. Webber of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Patrick James Webber and his wife Pam of Lypan, Texas; three daughters and a son-in-law Eileen M. and Arthur Gedeon of Mansfield, Kathleen Mongeon of Burke, Virginia, and Anne Marie St. Onge of Valrico, Florida; twenty grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, two sisters Elizabeth Glah of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Kathleen Glah of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, a brother and sister-in-law Bill and Sylvia Thomas of Florida, along with numerous nieces and nephews, special care givers and close friends Sandi and Tim Rummage and family.
She was preceded in death by her husband Willard Clayton Webber in 2001, brother Samuel Thomas, and brothers-in-law Bill and Harry Glah.
Friends may call today, Friday, December 11, 2009 from 4-7 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where a vigil prayer service will follow at 7pm. The Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday at 11 am in Resurrection Parish, the Rev. Fr. Nelson Beaver Celebrant. Interment will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions to Hospice of North Central Ohio or Resurrection Parish may be made at the funeral home.
For those unable to attend the funeral services, condolences may be made online by visiting: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com