Meadville Tribune

September 22, 2013

Anna G. Oberdick

Meadville Tribune

LINESVILLE —  Anna G. Oberdick, 91, of Linesville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Rolling Fields in Conneautville where she had resided for the past three and a half years.

Born Sept. 16, 1922, in Penn Line, she was the daughter of Jess and Cena Powers Phelps. 

She married George F. Oberdick on Aug. 22, 1939, and he preceded her in death on July 24, 1991.

She had attended Linesville High School. For 35 years, Anna worked as a cook for Conneaut School District. She had also worked for more than 20 years at the Driftwood Restaurant in Linesville.

She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church on Center Road in Conneautville. Also, she had taught Sunday school at Linesville Presbyterian Church.

She was formerly secretary of the Penn Line Cemetery Association. Anna was involved in Linesville Girl Scouts as a leader. She was a member of TOPS at Conneaut Lake.   

Anna loved spending time with her family and cherished her grandchildren.   

Survivors include five children, Janet Drienka and her husband, Joe, of Chesterland, Ohio, Elaine Kennedy and her husband, Walter, of Linesville, Dorothy Cornell and her husband, Gene, of Conneautville, David Oberdick and his wife, Sherry, of Linesville, and Marlene Wineland and her husband, Bart, of Conneaut Lake; 10 grandchildren, Susan Drienka, Patty Conti, Amy Turner, Michael Kennedy, James Cornell (with whom she had a special bond), Sandy Griffin, Jason Oberdick, Kristen Monis, Mathew Wineland and Mitchell Wineland; 12 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George F. Oberdick; an infant daughter, Barbara Oberdick; four sisters, Emma Litwiler, Helen Baker, Wauneita Thompson and Elda Shelatz; and two brothers, Floyd and Earl Phelps.

Calling hours will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Royal-Coleman Funeral Home, 6028 U.S. Highway 6, Linesville.

The funeral will be held following the calling hours on Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with Keith Myers officiating.

Burial will be private in Penn Line Cemetery, Conneaut Township.

Memorial contributions may be made to Penn Line Cemetery Association, 18011 Phelps Road, Linesville, Pa. 16424.

The family would like to thank Rolling Fields and the Fig Street staff for the care and compassion they gave to their mother and grandmother.   

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