Anna Elizabeth Polacek


POLACEK - Anna Elizabeth (Hegadus), 75; Daisytown, passed away peacefully at home, and entered God's Kingdom on May 17, 2019. Born July 15, 1943 in Johnstown, daughter of Lewis and Caroline (Laslo) Hegadus. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Caroline wife of Donald Lohr; brother, Joseph P. and wife, Patricia (Burkett) Hegadus; and brother-in-law, John Hudy. Survived by loving husband, of 53 years, Joseph M. Polacek, Daisytown; and loving children; Stephen J. married to Laurie (Skelly) Polacek, of Johnstown; Eva Ann Murray and husband, Timothy, of Jenners, PA; Julie Ann Doell and companion, Harry "JR" Nash, of Manassas Park, VA; Jennifer Ann Stutzman and husband, Glenn M. of Johnstown; and son-in-law, Philip Doell IV. Also survived by Anna's beloved grandchildren, Victor and Nadine Lord, Chloe and Logan Doell, Glenn W. Stutzman; and step grandsons, Kenneth and Aaron Frazier. A sister of Lewis Hegadus and wife, Barbara (Bajic) of Shanksville; Dorothy Hudy of Ohio; and Theodore and wife Linda (Pollock) of Windber; numerous nieces and nephews; special friends, Janice, Judy and Cookie; and pet bird "Tweety Bird". A graduate of Johnstown High School Class of 1961. Former employee for Bali Bra in Johnstown. A former 4 H Leader and Band Booster. She enjoyed BINGO, Sudoku, Crossword and Jigsaw Puzzles; and canning fruits and vegetables from their garden. She loved all music, especially her "oldies"; but most importantly loved her grandchildren and the joy they brought her. A member of SS Gregory & Barnabas Parish, Daisytown, where Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Robert L. Ruston. Committal will take place at Grandview Cemetery. Friends received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc. Broad Street. A prayer service will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent at
Published on May 18, 2019
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Allison Scott
May 31, 2019
Jennifer - so sorry for your loss. You and your family have my deepest sympathy. Prayers for you and yours to have the strength to get through this difficult time.
Jim and Cindy Lamb
May 19, 2019
Hoss and family were so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
David W. Hullett
May 19, 2019
The night sky lights up the world when another Angel Star appears. It’s a symbol of my dear, dear friend, who silently whispers, “ hey, look up here”. I see her guiding light and know she is near as her hand like the wind drys up my tears. My Angel Star that heaven shares.
Sue (Hegadus) Yoder
May 18, 2019
My thoughts & prayers are w/ all of you, may time heal your hearts..