Annie Balas Sokolowski Obit


Annie Balas Sokolowski, 97, of Union City, passed away, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Juniper Village in Meadville. She was born on November 26, 1922 in Riddlesburg, Pennsylvania a daughter of John Balas and Anna Koczur Balas. She married Louis F. Sokolowski on August 16, 1952. He preceded her in death on May 28, 2013. She was a graduate of Union City High School and was employed with MFG upholstery department.

Annie was a member of Saint Teresa of Avila Parish and was the oldest living member of the parish. She enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, word search puzzles, bird watching, cooking, and baking. Annie is survived by two daughters, Lou Anne Sokolowski and her companion Emil Kravec of Monroeville and Jean Stepnowski and her companion Sonny Ranyak of Union City; two granddaughters, Jana Shields and Sarah Smith and her husband Morgan; three great granddaughters, Ivy Shields, Hannah Shields, and Lilly Smith; twin step great granddaughters, Vera and Korin Shields; a sister, Catherine Visniesky; a niece, Kathy Delio; and a nephew, Michael Kedzior. In addition to her husband; she was preceded in death by her parents; a son in law, Steven Stepnowski; a brother, John J. Balas; and a sister, Mary Kedzior.

Family and friends are welcome to call on Friday, December 13th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Warren-Glenn Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 62 S. Main Street, Union City.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, December 14th at 1:00pm with Father D. G. Davis, III as, celebrant, with Deacon Randy Kondrlik, assisting. Burial will follow at Saint Teresa Cemetery, Union City. Memorial donations may be made in Annie’s memory to charity of donor’s choice or Saint Teresa Restoration Fund, 9 3rd Ave., Union City, PA 16438. Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Annie’s Book