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Hilda Anstett

January 2, 2019


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Hilda Anstett

January 2, 2019


Hilda Anstett, 93, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Wednesday at the Little Flower Manor in Wilkes-Barre.


She was born in Luzerne, a daughter of the late Arthur and Rhoda Kile Meeker.

Hilda was a graduate of Coughlin High School, class of 1944. She was formerly employed for many years as a bookkeeper at Modern Floors in Wilkes-Barre.


Hilda was a member of the Central United Methodist Church in Wilkes-Barre. Prior to its closing she had been an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Wilkes-Barre.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Robert Anstett, in 1972.  She was also preceded in death by her son-in-law, Michael (Mickey) Gorham, and by her granddaughter, Kelly Jean Gorham,  and sisters, Jean Slocum and Ruth Clarke.


Surviving are her children, Susan Gorham, Wilkes-Barre, Robert Anstett and his wife, Laurie, Dallas and Jean McGlynn; 4 grandchildren including her beloved grandson, Michael Gorham and several great grandchildren, including her beloved great granddaughter, Ireland Claherty; niece, Debra Radulski and her husband, Hank and nephew, Robert Clarke and his wife, Sue Ellin.


Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, January 12th  at 11 am in the Central United Methodist Church, 65 Academy Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pastor Eugene Sperazza will officiate.  Private interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township.


Friends may call on Saturday, January 12th at the Church from 10:15 – 11 am.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Central United Methodist Church, 65 Academy Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 or to the SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.


Online condolences may be sent by visiting, Hilda’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.


Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.