Anna Mae Keene, age 70, passed away peacefully, Thursday, July 27, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.
Anna was born November 5, 1946 in Niagara Falls, a daughter of Robert & Jacqueline (Christie) Benjamin. She was the owner and operator of Anna & Friends Hair Salon in Wayland for over 30 years. Anna was predeceased by her father, Robert Benjamin, her mother and step father, Jacqueline (Benjamin) Pisarski & Watts Pisarski
Anna was a former member of the Wayland Fire Department Ambulance & Women's Auxiliary, The Theodore VanTassel American Legion Post # 402 Women's Auxiliary and she was also a volunteer at the Vincent House (Comfort Care Hospice) in Wayland.
Anna enjoyed knitting, crocheting, quilting, needlepoint, ceramics, jewelry making, scrapbooking and sewing; in her younger years she enjoyed traveling, she liked science fiction, Barbara Streisand music and spending time at the cottage on Trent River, but most of all she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and friends.
She is survived by her children, Cynthia (Phil) Berry, Robert (Susan) Keene, Michelle (Michael) Carlow & Patricia (Phil) Fiacco; 11 grandchildren, Phillip (Brandy) Berry, Katherine (Ben) Wolcott, Kevin Fiacco, Brittany Fiacco, Alyssa Fiacco, Shelby Fiacco, Libby Keene, Allie Keene, Michael Carlow III, Jimmy Carlow & Emily Carlow; 4 great-grandchildren, Elijah Berry, Braedon Berry, Noah Wolcott & Christian Wolcott; her siblings, Deb Griffith, Walter (Deb) Pisarski & Fran Smith; many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
A memorial service will be held 11 am, Saturday, September 2nd at the Springwater Church of the Nazarene, 8498 State Route 15 Springwater, NY 14560.
Contributions may be made to the Vincent House, PO Box 566, Wayland, NY 14572.