Anna (Zieba)  Tuminowski


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Lawrence - Anna (Zieba) Tuminowski, 102 of Lawrence, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Nevins Nursing & Rehabilitation Centre in Methuen. She was the beloved wife of Henry Tuminowski, to whom she was married for 74 years.

Born in Methuen on February 13, 1916, Anna was the daughter of Michael and Julia (Modliszewska) Zieba. She attended Holy Trinity Grammar School in Lawrence and was a member of the Holy Trinity PTA. She was a communicant of St. Lucy’s Parish. She was also an informal dispatcher and networker for the Lawrence Fire Department. Anna was a traditional homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, preserving, tatting, and taking pictures with her Brownie camera. She loved taking day trips with her husband and her family. She also traveled all over the country and to Poland.

Anna will be deeply missed by her husband, Henry; 3 daughters, Carol A. Benjaminson and her husband, Paul of Tyrone, GA, Mary J. Dodson and her husband, Daniel of Newton, NH, and Jean J. D’Onofrio and her husband, Anthony of Salem, NH; 2 sisters, Agnes Zappala and her husband, Joseph of Lawrence, Teresa Messina of Nashua, NH; 3 grandchildren, Christopher Benjaminson, Anthony D’Onofrio, and Julia D’Onofrio; and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her 4 sisters, Helen Zieba, Josephine Tamosauskas, Mary Kulpinski, and Edna Pankauski and her brother, Louis Zieba.
Family and friends will honor and celebrate Anna’s life by gathering for her calling hours on Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 4 - 8 PM at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street, Methuen. Her Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 AM on Friday at St. Lucy’s Church, 254 Merrimack Street in Methuen. Burial will follow at St. Mary/Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence.

To send a condolence to Anna’s family, please visit Anna’s family would like to extend their gratitude to the nurses and staff of the Nevins Nursing Home for the exceptional care and compassion they provided during Anna’s time there. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Tuminowski family.
Published on January 23, 2019
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