unknown - October 13, 2012
Anna (Mellon) Petty, 96, of Sun City West, Ariz., formerly of Syracuse, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Born in Morea, Penn. on Thursday, Sept. 14, 1916, she was the daughter of Peter Mellon and Nellie Polansky Mellon. She lived in Watertown and Syracuse before moving to Arizona.
Anna retired in 1981 from Eagle Shirtmakers Co. in Mahanoy City, Penn. She was a communicant of St. Mary's in Mahanoy City, Holy Family Church in Watertown and Holy Family Church in Syracuse.
Anna was predeceased by her husband, George Brehm Petty Sr., on Oct. 14, 2001; and son, George Brehm Petty Jr., on Dec. 7, 2007.
Surviving are her daughters and son-in-law, Melanie Vannucci and Sharon and Dan Burkhard, all of Sun City West, Arizona; daughter-in-law, Sharon Petty of Syracuse; sister, Sue DeVita of Bayonne, New Jersey; brother, John Mellon of Frackville, Pennsylvania; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends called from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. Services followed at 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home and 11 a.m. in Holy Family Church, where a funeral Mass was celebrated with Rev. Richard P. Prior Jr. officiating. Anna was laid to rest in Greenlawn Cemetery, Warners. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Holy Family Food Pantry, 127 Chapel Dr., Syracuse, NY 13219. Condolences to the family may be sent to Dan and Sharon Burkhard, 13613 Springdale Dr., Sun City West, AZ 85375. Please share condolences at buranichfuneralhome.com.