Anna Francis (Brown) Cruse

Anna Francis (Brown) Cruse

Anna Francis (Brown) Cruse , 93, 203 N. Water St, Mill Hall, died at her home March 24, 2020. She was born Nov. 18, 1926 in Beech Creek Township. She was daughter of the late Allen H. and Mary Bossert Brown.

Anna was a retired teacher who began her career in a one room school house. She taught for 38 years teaching hundreds of children to read. Reading was her lifelong passion.

She is survived by four children: Liz A. Cruse, Mill Hall; Jane R. (Storres) Myers, Mackeyville; Mary A. Walker, Spring Hill, Fla.; and Frank Cruse, III, Mill Hall.

Two grandchildren; Angie Walker, Debary, FL,and Tony (Jenna) Caruso, Frederick, Md.

Four Great Grandchildren: Olive, Max, Rocco and Frank Caruso.

Also, many nieces and nephews.

Anna was the last of her generation having been predeceased by nine sisters and brothers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Cruse, Jr. who died in 1970.

Per her request, she will be buried privately in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Mill Hall.

Memorials are suggested to the Ross Library through the funeral home.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home 320 Main St. Mill Hall, PA 17751

Online condolences @ www.wetzler funeralhome.org