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Theresa (Caruso) Anspach

August 23, 1927 ~ January 31, 2018 (age 90)

Theresa  Anspach
January 31, 2018
Theresa  Anspach, 90, of Pottsville, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at the Lehigh Valley Hospital Schuylkill East.
Born on August 23, 1927  in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Francesco and Theresa Costanzo Caruso.
She belonged to St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Pottsville and had been attending Hetzel's UCC for the past 14 years.
Theresa was a seamstress and worked for different factories in the area.
She was a member of the Pine Grove Senior Citizens, Tremont Senior Citizens, Palo Alto Fire Co. Women's Auxiliary and various other social clubs. She loved cooking for others, baking with her family, crocheting and enjoyed helping in the kitchen at Hetzel's Church. 
Preceding her in death were her husband, Paul "Zook" Anspach, a son, Harold Anspach, a granddaughter Melissa Anspach, a great-grandson Joshua High, 13 brothers and sisters.
Surviving are two daughters, Dorothy and husband Leslie Krause of Pine Grove, Janice Wright of Maryland, a son, Paul Steven "Steve" Anspach;  a daughter-in-law Joanne Anspach of Pine Grove;  8 grandchildren, John and wife Kelly Krause,  Kim and husband Kevin Steigerwalt,  Jason Krause,  Jessica High,  Monika Wright,  Brittany Daman,  Jodi and husband Gerald Fasnacht,  Rob and wife Alex Anspach, 16 great-grandchildren, Brandy and husband Matt Fischer,  Dustin Krause,  Nathan and Alex Steigerwalt,  Malachi Krause,  Janelle, Jolyssa and Jeremiah High,  Nathan and Brynn Webb,  Sienna Damon,  Dylan, Taylor and Austin Fasnacht, Griffin and Georgia Anspach;  a sister Mary Ayello of Pottsville; numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Hetzel's UCC, 261 Hetzel's Church Rd., Pine Grove with Pastor Jill Bierwirth officiating.   There will be a visitation on Friday, February 9, 2018 from 10:00 AM until time of service at the Church.  Interment will be at a later date in Hetzel's Cemetery, Pine Grove.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made in Theresa's memory to Hetzel's UCC, 261 Hetzel's Church Rd. Pine Grove, PA 17963.
The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family on our website at


Donations may be made to:

Hetzel's U.C.C. Church
261 Hetzel's Church Road, Pine Grove PA 17963

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