Anne B. Quick, formerly of 100 Chenango St., Binghamton, NY died peacefully at Francis House in Syracuse on August 19, 2011. She had so looked forward to her 100th birthday.
Anne had a wide and varied career. She retired after 25 years from Singer-Link Aviation where she worked in the Technical Publication Department as an Analyst indexing art work and simulator breakdowns for the Navy and Air Force. She also worked in the Cost Department and Optical Departments. At Ansco Camera, she inspected lenses and shutters and at Cornell University, she handled statistical percentages.
Her passion is life was traveling, dancing and shopping. Her favorite vacation destinations were Spain, South America, the Carribean Islands, Hawaii, Coast of N. Africa and many other places in the U.S. and Canada. She danced at the Pavillion several nights a week to the big band sounds of Glenn Miller, Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey and Harry James. She was also an excellent athlete who loved golf, tennis and swimming. After retiring, she was a member of the 1st Ward Senior Center and Greenman Center. She was a voracious reader and enjoyed crocheting.
She was predeceased by her parents, Paul and Theresa Chvatal; a sister, Clara (Joseph) Struck; a sister, Josephine (Al) Peterson; a brother, Paul (Mary) Chvatal; a sister, Theresa (Emmett) Newman; a sister, Mary Chvatal; a brother, Frederick (Anne Beloch) Chvatal; a sister, Johanna (Michael) Lesko; two other siblings who died in infancy and her traveling companion, Mary Letavish. She is survived and will be missed by her niece, Michaelene Lesko (Dan) Hiltz of N. Syracuse, NY; a nephew, Carl (Jill) Lesko of Binghamton and numerous other nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
A special "Thank You" to her doctors in Binghamton, Dr. Ramanujapuram Ramanujan and Dr. John Meehan and their staffs who took care of her for so many years, Barbara Campbell and Anne Charlotte Pollack of Office of the Aging, and her friends at 100 Chenango who helped her remain in her home; the staff and her nephew, Carl Lesko who took such good care of her at Susquehanna Nursing Home and lastly all the wonderful people from Hospice and Francis House in Syracuse who were so kind to her in her last days.
In celebration of her life and in honor of her 100th birthday, friends and family are invited to call from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.at Ernest Parsons Funeral Home, 71 Main Street, Binghamton, NY from 4:00-7:00 p.m. March 4th, 2012. Funeral services will be held, Monday, March 5th at 9:00 a.m. at the Ernest Parsons Funeral Home followed by a Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Cyril and Methodius Church at 148 Clinton Street, Binghamton, NY. Her nephew, James Chvatal, will play the church organ per her request. Internment will follow at SS. Cyril and Methodius Cemetery. Please visit ParsonsFuneral.Com to offer condolences