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Emma M. McAninch, 80, of 3638 Wilcox Rd., Johnsonburg, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk, St. Marys, following a lengthy illness.
She was born Nov. 7, 1933 in Hallton, daughter of the late Francis and Theodora Baughman Rhines.
On July 17, 1953, she married Charles W. "Bill" McAninch. He survives.
She resided in Johnsonburg most of her life and attended school in Hallton.
She was a member of the Johnsonburg United Methodist Church, and loved to crochet and spend time with her family
She had been employed by the Elliott Company in Ridgway for several years and the Hyde Hotel in Ridgway for several years.
In addition to her husband at home, she is survived by three sons, William E. McAninch and his wife Nancy of Johnsonburg, Michael "Mike" McAninch and his wife Patty of Albuquerque, N.M., and Scott J. McAninch and his wife Christine of Johnsonburg; two daughters, Kandis McAninch and Mike Severance of Johnsonburg, and Lynn Groeger and Steve Mann of Johnsonburg; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Judith "Judy," Mrs. Cletus McClelland of Lake City.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Francis Rhines Jr. and Gail Rhines.
A Private Funeral Service for Emma M. McAninch will be conducted at the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home on Friday, May 2. Officiating will be Pastor Jay Tennies of the Johnsonburg United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens, Ridgway. Visitation will be private.
Arrangements are under direction of the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, 401 Chestnut St., Johnsonburg.
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