Anna Homza Ferree

Anna Homza Ferree, 98, of 60 Church St., Saranac Lake, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, joining her sons Miles and David and her daughter Sally.

Born in Larksville, Pennsylvania, on Dec. 1, 1920, she was the daughter of Michael and Anna (Evans) Homza. Anna married Miles Joseph Ferree Thursday, Sept. 7, 1944, in Kingston, Pennsylvania.

Anna was a longtime resident of Saranac Lake, where she operated a day care for many years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Saranac Lake, where she served as ruling elder, financial secretary, presbytery liaison, UPW member and mission committee member and worked on special projects, CWS blankets and the Bell Tower. Anna gives thanks for her long life and the blessings of many generations of family and her many friends.

She is survived by one daughter, Susan Knobel of Saranac Lake; one son-in-law, Otis Scranton of Corinth; one daughter-in-law, Vesta LeRoy Mason of Malone; grandchildren Timothy Ross, Caroline (Keven) Regales, Barbara Saumier, Richard (Vanessa) Mason, Shari (Nate) Miller, Jill (Seth) Silver, Dr. Robert (Lindsey) Mason and Brian (Amy) Mason; and her dearest and most loved friends, Danny McGraw and his mother Grace McGraw. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph; one daughter, Sally Scranton; two sons, David and Miles Ferree; and one son-in-law, Robert Knobel.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A memorial service will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday Aug. 14 at the First Presbyterian Church of Saranac Lake with Pastor Joanne White officiating. At Anna’s request there will be a church tea served immediately following the service. Burial will take place at St. Bernard’s Cemetery in Saranac Lake.

Friends wishing to remember Anna Homza Ferree may make memorial contributions to the First Presbyterian Church of Saranac Lake Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.