Age 87; of Penn Hills; on Friday December 27, 2013. Beloved wife of Leonard J., Sr.; Mother of Donalee (Tom) Benish, Leonard J. (Elizabeth) Baklarz Jr. and Lisa-Jo (Ronald) Rygelski, and the late Karianne Gleason; Grandmother of Natalie Jackson, Christopher Trunick, Leonard J. Baklarz III, Melissa Bruning, Lauren Baklarz, Michael Baklarz, Matthew John Rygelski II; great- grandmother of Caroline Baklarz, Hayden, and Liam Bruning; sister of Richard West and Bernice Sabol, and Howard West and the late Mae Siclare and Doris Ruth West.


Anne was President of the Donee Debs Baton and Drum Company for ten years and a very dedicated member and volunteer for Compassionate Friends serving as newsletter editor for 30 years. Contributions Acknowledged to The Pittsburgh Chapter of Compassionate Friends P.O. Box 17388, Pittsburgh, PA 15235 or Forbes Hospice, 2570 Haymaker Road, Monroeville, PA 15146-9917


Friends received in William F. Gross Funeral Home, Ltd. 11735 Frankstown Rd. (at Rodi Rd.), Penn Hills SUNDAY ONLY 1-4, 6-9 p.m. Funeral prayers Monday at 9:30 a.m., Mass of Christian burial in St. Bartholomew Parrish 10 a.m.