Anne Irene Christopher

Anne Irene Christopher, 85, of McKeesport, died Sunday September 30, 2007 in UPMC McKeesport.

Born in McKeesport on January 14, 1922, she was the daughter of the late George and Susanna Branick Buksar and the widow of Anthony L. Christopher, who died in 1991. She is survived by her daughter, Ceil Motley of Plymouth, MN, son, Jack Christopher of Orlando, FL, two grandchildren, Lisa Motley Boric (Tom) and Steven Motley (Stephanie), both of MN, and five great-grandchildren: Jakob, Olivia and Hailey Rose Motley, and Kiana and Quentin Boric. She is also survived by her sister-in-law and primary caregiver, Alma Buksar of Elizabeth Township, along with loving nieces and nephews.

Anne was a member of the Hall Park V.F.D. Ladies Auxiliary, a dedicated volunteer at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church and, for many years, acted as a judge of elections in the Second District, Twelfth Ward. She was also an avid gardener and will be missed by her friends and neighbors, including many area birds.

Friends may call at the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Arrangements by D. James Heatherington. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Romanian Church, 26th Street, McKeesport will be offered on Friday morning at 11:00 by Father Matthew Elanjileth. Interment will follow at McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions to the McKeesport Hospital Foundation, 1500 Fifth Avenue, McKeesport, PA 15132.