Ann (Tisik) Smith Stasky

STASKY, Ann (Tisik) Smith, 88, of Follansbee, WV, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at home.

She was born on Jan. 25, 1925, in Brooke County, WV, a daughter of the late Jacob and Mary (Schubenski) Tisik.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by first husband, Charles W. Smith; three sisters, Mary Olexia, Margaret Kuchinski, and Katherine Holmes; and a brother, Michael Tisik missing in the Yukon Territory since 1950.

Early in Ann’s life she worked for Erskine Glass and for five years at the former Hudson Pulp & Paper Company where she worked as a supervisor. Later she worked as a tour guide for Central Cab Company.

She was a member of the Wellsburg Christian Church, the V.F. W. Auxiliary, and the Brooke County A.A.R.P.

Ann is survived by two children, James E. (Carolyn) Smith of Wellsburg, WV, and Phyllis A. (James) Elliott of Cape Coral, FL; two grandchildren, Sean Smith of Bethel Park, PA and Elizabeth (Tim) Gatts of Washington, PA; two great-grandsons; four sisters, Julia Tisik, Helen Aftanas, Stella Vilga, and Agnes (Albert) Flasko all of Wellsburg, WV; one brother, George Tisik of Follansbee, WV; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 24 from 2-8 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV where funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 25th at 1 p.m. with Rev. Gary Watt, officiating.

Interment will follow in Franklin Cemetery in Wellsburg, WV.

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