Neill Funeral Home

3501 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA


Anna Sutherland

March 2, 1955July 29, 2019

Anna Sutherland, 64, of Harrisburg, PA, formerly of Stony Point, New York, died on Monday, July 29, 2019. She was the wife of Anthony Sutherland. They planned to celebrate their 40th anniversary on August 4 of this year. Born March 2, 1955 in Svedlar (Schwedler),Slovakia, she was the daughter of the late Vojtech Chladek and Elena Malucky. She received her primary and gymnasium education in Spisska Nova Ves, and did further studies in Bratislava. Before emigrating to the United States, she worked in organizing cultural activities for children in Kosice, Slovakia. In the United States she worked as an editor for the Jednota newspaper for 32 years and briefly as the curator for the Jednota museum in Middletown, Pennsylvania. Anna had great interest in music and instilled this love to her daughters. Anna came from a distinguished family of organists, some of whom studied under Anton Dvorak and Bedrich Smetana. She sang in a number of choirs both in the United States and her native Slovakia. She enjoyed traveling to Europe with her husband and children visiting Salzburg, Munich, Vienna, Budapest and Amsterdam. She also enjoyed baking, shopping, walking, and visiting her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Catherine Laboure Church, Harrisburg and former member of Immaculate Conception Church, Stony Point and St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Haverstraw, New York In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Thomas (Ashley) of Williamsburg, Virginia; two daughters, Dr. Jeanette Sutherland of Tuckahoe, New York and Louise Sutherland of Harrisburg; four grandchildren, James, Logan, Finn and Caroline, all of Williamsburg; and a sister, Elena Janco of Kosice. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 3 at 11:30 a.m. in Saint Catherine Laboure Church by the Reverend Josh Weaver. A viewing will be held at 10:30 AM in the church prior to the Mass. Memorial donations may be made to Saint Catherine Laboure Church, 4000 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA 17111.


  • Anthony Sutherland, Husband
  • Thomas Sutherland, & Ashley, Son
  • Dr. Jeanette Sutherland, Daughter
  • Louise Sutherland, Daughter
  • James Sutherland, Grandchild
  • Logan Sutherland, Grandchild
  • Finn Sutherland, Grandchild
  • Caroline Sutherland, Grandchild
  • Elena Janco, Sister
  • Anna was preceded in death by her parents, Vojtech Chladek and Elena Malucky.

  • St. Catherine Laboure' Church



  • Visitation Saturday, August 3, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, August 3, 2019


  • Burial


Anna Sutherland

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Robert Bulson

August 3, 2019

So sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our prayers. I'm still a Stony Pointer! Your book is now a part of our historical society museum on the second floor of the Tomkins Cove Library which was the old Tomkins Cove School. Was saddened to see the obit in the Journal News.

Bob Bulson