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Ann Cerqua

Ann J. Cerqua (Skawinski)

Saturday, March 4th, 1933 - Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Obituary

WATERFORD Ann J. Cerqua, 85, of 6th St. passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on February 28, 2019. Born in Cohoes she was the daughter of the late John and Anna Walas Skawinski.

Ann was a communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Waterford and was a former member of the Mother’s Club at St. Mary’s School. She was a former Girl Scout Leader in Waterford and a former member of the PNA Drum and Bugle Corp in Cohoes and Camps Bowling League. She enjoyed spending time with her family, going to Saratoga Gaming and Raceway, doing ceramics and polka dancing.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 65 years, Salvadore “Tony” F. Cerqua. She is the loving mother of Toni Jean Cerqua (George Nicholas), of Johnstown, Ann DeNyse (Donald) of Albany, Amy Cerqua of Waterford, Maria Cerqua-Masa of Colonie, Salvadore J. Cerqua of Waterford and the late Joann Cerqua. She is the sister of the late Albert, Peter and Edward Skawinski, Stasia Ardziewicz and Josephine LaRose. 11 Grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 9 am from the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte.32), Waterford and at 9:30 am at St. Mary of the Assumption Church. Interment will be in Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4-7 pm.

Special thanks are extended to the staff at Samaritan Hospital and Saratoga Hospice for their compassionate care.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to St. Mary of the Assumption Church Restoration Fund, 119 Broad St., Waterford, NY 12188 or Community Hospice, 179 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home
    Address
    133 Broad Street (Rte. 32)
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 | 9:30am
    When
    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 9:30am
    Location
    Saint Mary of the Assumption Church
    Address
    119 Broad Street
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
    Address
    200 Duell Rd
    SCHUYLERVILLE, NY 12871
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Affiliations

  • Crucifix
  • Girl Scouts of America
  • Polish National Alliance
  • Roman Catholic Church

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Dawn Mitchell

Posted at 03:03pm
The owner of don &Paul's and staff would like to send our condolences of the loss of your loved one,God bless you all.
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Marjorie Thompson

Posted at 11:26am
Amy, We were so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. We would like to extend to you and your family our deepest sympathies. The Schultz Family.
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Carolyn Henzel

Posted at 08:56pm
Toni, we're so sorry to learn of the passing of your mother Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Tim Cellary and Carolyn Henzel
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Posted at 07:34am
With love from your Delaware Community School Family.
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Anne Walters

Posted at 07:58pm
So, so sorry to hear of Ann's passing. She was such a sweet, friendly lady.
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