First Posted: 5/6/2013
Ann Andruzak Fara, 94, died January 23, at her daughter’s home in Arlington, Texas surrounded by her family. Cause of death was complications from pneumonia.
She was born June 23,1918, at home, in Reading Pa., the last of six children of the late Theodore and Mary (Neiheimer) Andruzak. Raised in the Reading area, she met and married her husband Michael Fara. The couple relocated to the Clarks Summit area in 1951 and established their longtime home. Ann was a free spirit who shared her loving persona with all, but her first priority was always her husband and children.She was a wonderful homemaker and made friends easily with all age groups.
Her home was viewed by many of her children’s friends as a second home. Ann enjoyed traveling, eating out, clothing shopping and her friends.
In her later years, after the death of her husband, Ann spent time in Memphis,Tenn., Bend ,Ore. and Arlington,Texas. Predeceased by her husband, and her four siblings, she is survived by her six children, Judith Stafford (husband Robert), Michele Mann (husband John), Michael (wife Maryann), Dr. Lisa Fara, Christopher (wife Pamela) and Victoria Pride (husband Frank). She is also survived by ten grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Services and internment were private.
Her family invites friends and relatives to join them at a celebration of life luncheon May 11, to be held at the Nichols Village Hotel, South Abington Twp. from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.