February 15, 1932 – October 21, 2018
Anna Byrd, 86, Darlington, formerly of Big Beaver Borough, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 21, 2018. She was born February 15, 1932 in Rochester, daughter of the late Louis and Clara (Ritchie) Powell. Anna retired from the Credit Department of Sears and Roebuck. Family was most important to Anna. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who thoroughly enjoyed family gatherings in her home. Anna loved the Christmas Holiday, decorating the home, baking cookies and having the children over for dinner. She was an avid fan of the Steelers, Pirates and Penguins. Anna was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Beaver Falls. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Wallace M. Byrd on November 11, 1985; her brother: Louis Powell; and three sisters: Margaret, Clara and Georgia. Anna is survived by five children and their spouses: Melvin (Michelle) Byrd, Chippewa Township; Thomas Byrd, New Galilee; James Byrd (with whom she resided), Darlington; Kathleen (Jeffrey) Clark, Darlington; David (Deborah) Byrd, Baden; three grandchildren: Martin Byrd and Sara Byrd, both of Chippewa; Phillip Byrd, College Hill; numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the SAUL-GABAUER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 273 Route 68, Rochester (adjacent to Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum). A service to remember, honor and celebrate her life will be held at 1 p.m., immediately following the visitation. Private interment will be in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park. On line condolences may be offered at www.saul-gabauer.com.
- Visitation Wednesday, October 24, 2018
- Funeral Service Wednesday, October 24, 2018
- Private Interment Wednesday, October 24, 2018