The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

April 24, 2013

Anne M. Winslow

Sharon hospital retiree was caregiver, CDA member


---- — Anne M. Winslow of John XXIII Home, Hermitage, formerly of Service Avenue, Sharon, passed away at 10:05 p.m. Tuesday (4-23-13) in John XXIII Home of natural causes. She was 95.

Mrs. Winslow was born July 11, 1917, in Vintondale, Pa., a daughter of John and Mary Stoyka Mehalko.

She was raised in Sharon and attended Sharon schools.

Anne retired in 1982 from what was then Sharon General Hospital’s School of Nursing, where she was a housemother for students of the nursing program. Previously she worked for several families as a private caregiver in their homes.

Mrs. Winslow was a former member of Church of the Sacred Heart, Sharon; and a current member of St. Joseph’s Church, also Sharon, and its Women’s Guild.

Anne was a member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court 507, Sharon.

She was a wonderful homemaker and enjoyed tending to her vegetable garden and the flowers that adorned her home. She spent countless hours knitting for her family and will be remembered for the many afghans she knitted with love.

Her husband, Edward A. Winslow Sr., whom she married Sept. 12, 1940, passed away Oct. 3, 1970.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen A. Brown, Hermitage; four sons, Edward A. Winslow Jr., Sharon; Lawrence J. Winslow, Centennial, Colo.; Thomas N. Winslow, Lakeland, Fla.; and Gary M. Winslow and his wife Alice, Syracuse, N.Y.; and eight grandchildren, Christopher, David, Eric, Michael, Larry, Deborah, Scott and Michael Winslow. She also leaves 15 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Mary Efler and Helen Aaron; four brothers, Charles, John, Michael and Stephen Mehalko; and a son-in-law, Bill Brown.

Her family suggests that anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution in her name to please consider Sharon Regional Health System Hospice and Palliative Care, 2320 Highland Road; or John XXIII Home, 2250 Shenango Valley Freeway, both Hermitage, PA 16148.


Mrs. Edward A. (Anne M.) Sr., 95, Hermitage, formerly of Service Avenue, Sharon.

Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. today (4-25-13) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Friends may e-mail condolences by visiting

Service: Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. Friday (4-26-13) in St. Rose Cemetery Chapel, Dutch Lane, Hermitage, with the Rev. Glenn R. Whitman, pastor of St. Joseph’s Church, Sharon, as celebrant.

Interment: St. Rose Cemetery, Hermitage.