Ann M. DeBona, 94, Beaver Falls, formerly of New Brighton, died on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, in Cambridge Village, Beaver Falls, Pa.
Born April 24, 1925, in New Brighton, she was the daughter of the late Valentine Z. and Mary (Hoodnick) Talkovic. She lived her whole life between New Brighton and Beaver Falls. Ann was a quiet, compassionate woman who loved God and her family and friends. She was a lifelong member of St. Monica’s Church and the VSP club as well as the Croatian Club in New Brighton. Ann always appreciated the kindness shown to her by the staff at Cambridge Village where she called home in her final months.
Ann was the beloved wife of the late Alfred J. DeBona who passed September 2012. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Steve, Emery and Joe Talkovic and two sisters, Barbara Chavlovich and Louise Chaney.
Ann leaves behind her children, Alan (Jeri) DeBona, Frank (Carol) DeBona and Cheryl (Dave) Bachman; five grandsons of whom she adored, Brent (Marissa) DeBona, Bryan Bachman (Halee LaVelle),Travis DeBona, Cory Bachman and Chad DeBona and her remaining siblings, Frances Jean (August) Roberto, Charles (Peggy) Talkovic and Maryann (Maurice) Cheney.
Per Ann’s request there will be no public viewing. A mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Monica’s Parish 116 Thorndale Dr. Beaver Falls, Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10 am. Father Kim Schreck will officiate.
Arrangements entrusted to GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 117 Blackhawk Road, Chippewa Twp., www.gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
Interment will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ann’s name can be made to Martha’s Ministry C/O St. Monica’s Parish or a charity of your choice.