Meadville Tribune

October 30, 2013

Anastasia (Anna) F. Barlow

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Anastasia (Anna) F. Barlow, 92, of Meadville passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown.

She was born March 30, 1921, in Meadville, a daughter of Albert and Frances Wybiral Foriska. She married Ray Barlow on Sept. 27, 1939, and he preceded her in death June 12, 1982.

Anna was a member of St. Hippolyte Roman Catholic Church in Frenchtown.

A homemaker, she had worked at Theodore’s Restaurant in Meadville, loved gardening and flowers, especially gladiolas, and had a produce stand for many years in front of her house on North Wayland Road.

Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Ferry and her husband, Leroy, of Meadville; two grandchildren, Patricia Mears, and Raymond Ferry and his spouse, Dawn; four great-grandchildren, Caleb, Drew, Logan and Annika Mears; a great-great-grandchild expected in March; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Tom Barlow; three brothers, Steve, Frank and Florian Foriska; and two sisters, Margaret Gordon and Julia Lemon.

There are no calling hours.

Mass of Christian Burial is celebrated today at 1 p.m. at St. Hippolyte Roman Catholic Church, 25997 Route 27, Guys Mills, with Father Daniel Prez as celebrant.

Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1128 State St., Suite 301, Erie, Pa. 16501; or Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, where memories and condolences may be shared at