AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Anna “Annie” J. Retort, age 56, of Austintown passed away August 13 following a short illness.
Born November 10, 1959 in Youngstown, she was the daughter of Patsy C. and Helen V. (Shevetz) Retort.
Annie was a member of the United Steel Workers and was employed at Comprehensive Logistics in Austintown.
Survivors include her son William “Billy” Gutwald; two grandchildren Emma and William; fiancé Brent Crawford; a sister Patricia “Tricia” (Joe) LaBerto, and two brothers Pete and Patsy (Mary) Retort; as well as her beloved dog “Bear”.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Joseph Retort.
The family wished to thanks the doctors and staff at St. Elizabeth 5th floor as well as Hospice of the Valley for the care given to Annie.
Friends will be received at the Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel on Thursday, August 25 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. There will be no other services.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, August 23 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX.