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Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services
Thursday June 17th, 2021
9:00am - 11:00am

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St. Catherine of Siena Church
Thursday June 17th, 2021

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Anna M. (McKinnis) Holesa

Holesa, Anna M., 100, Mount Union, went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 13, 2021, at Penn Highlands Hospital, Huntingdon. Born January 25, 1921, Chester, daughter of the late Daniel and Esther (Romanko) Yakymac. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Steve J. Holesa whom she married on November 15, 1947, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Mount Union. Survived by children, Stanley Holesa and wife, Patti, Belleville; and Patty Fleck and husband, Rodney, Mount Union; and many nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her family. Preceded in death by sisters, Mary Rippert, Stella Loope, and Catherine Heidel; brother, Paul Yakymac. Mrs. Holesa was a member of St. Catherine’s of Sienna Catholic Church. She was a graduate of Mount Union High School Class of 1940. Mrs. Holesa retired from Owens Corning Fiberglas in Huntingdon after 41 years of service. She loved her cat, Sammy. Mrs. Holesa enjoyed playing BINGO and doing word search puzzles. She was a fan of Notre Dame and loved cheering on their football and basketball teams. Mrs. Holesa loved cooking for her family, especially during the holidays. She was known for her famous nut rolls. Mrs. Holesa also enjoyed spending time with family and friends and visiting Lake Raystown. Friends and family will be received on Thursday June 17, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. A funeral mass will follow at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Mount Union, Father Joseph Fleming, officiant. Interment at St. Catherine Cemetery, Shirleysburg. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 203 W. Market Street, Mount Union, PA 17066 or The Huntingdon County Humane Society, 11371 School House Hollow Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.” Condolences may be made at AndersonFamilyFuneralHomes.com.


There are no words written to express my wonderful memories of my last aunt to pass away. Such a wonderful person to have made so many lasting memories in our hearts to never forget of her celebrations at the holidays. These special celebrations will never be forgotten Eternal Memory.

Kathleen (Loope) Pierman & John Pierman (Great Nephew) Jun 16 2021 3:54 PM

Kathleen (Loope )Pierman & John Pierman (nephew) lit a candle for Anna M. (McKinnis) Holesa

Kathleen (Loope )Pierman & John Pierman (nephew) Jun 16 2021 3:46 PM

Thinking of you during this difficult time

Liane Wagner Jun 16 2021 10:17 AM

Robert Heidel lit a candle for Anna M. (McKinnis) Holesa

Robert Heidel Jun 16 2021 9:47 AM

So very sorry for your loss. Many prayers for you and your family

Sue & Frank Todaro Jun 15 2021 3:32 PM