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June 3, 2013

Anna Karpowich

Anna Karpowich

RICHFIELD SPRINGS — Anna Kurilo Karpowich, 95, of Bronner Manor Apartments, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Folts Homes, Herkimer.

She was the daughter of the late Orest and Mary Demchko Kurilo.

On Sept. 16, 1939, she married Anthony W. Karpowich in Richfield Springs. Together they owned and operated a dairy Farm on Dugan Road in the town of Columbia. For seventeen years she worked at Vaughn’s Poultry Farm. Diane and Roger Vaughn became dear friends.

Anna will always be remembered for her love of crocheting doilies and angels.

Surviving are two daughters, Judy Karpowich of Ilion and Rose Karpowich Gala and her husband, John of Cedarville; a brother, Peter Kurilo of South Columbia; a special niece, Mary Halkowich Jaques and husband George of Keene Valley; three grandchildren, Rebecca Hawranick, Christina Woodell and John A. Gala; five great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and relatives from the Alexczuk, Borowicz, Dzula, Entwistle, Karpowich and Merrick families.

She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Anthony; sister, Julia and brother-in-law Metro Halkowich.

A graveside funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Lakeview Cemetery, Richfield Springs. There will be no calling hours.

Memorial donations may be made to the Richfield Springs Emergency Rescue Squad or the Cedarville Volunteer Fire Department. Envelopes will be available at the cemetery service.

Funeral arrangements are with J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, Richfield Springs.

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