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Anna M. Zerwekh
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Obituary for Anna M. Zerwekh

PEORIA- Anna M. Zerwekh, 96, of Peoria, passed away at 8:45 p.m. Friday, February 23, 2018, at Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Waxahachie, Texas.

She was born July 30, 1921, in Naples, Italy to Guiseppe and Ersilia Palmieri. Anna married Russell L. Zerwekh on December 9, 1945, in Bagnoli, Italy.

She is survived by her sons, Joseph (Janis), Robert (Susan), and Russell Jr. (Cindy) Zerwekh; a brother Roberto; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Anna was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; 1 great-grandchild; and 3 brothers.

After marrying her husband in Italy, she moved to Peoria, Illinois where she lived until her husband’s death. She then moved to Texas to live with her son (Joseph) and his wife at their home in Ovilla, Texas.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018, at the Resurrection Mausoleum Chapel in Peoria where she will be entombed with her late husband.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation.

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Resurrection Mausoleum

7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614

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Resurrection Mausoleum

7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614


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