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In memory of
Anna Smestad
Anna Smestad FORKS TOWNSHIP Anna Smestad, 89, of Forks Twp., PA, died Saturday, January 11, 2020 at ManorCare Old Orchard. Born June 6, 1930 in Long Branch, NJ, and raised in Norway, she was a daughter of the late Herman and Kristine Marie (Markussen) Thoresen. Anna returned to the United States after WWII and met her husband of 69 years, Hans Smestad, in Brooklyn, NY. They moved to Manalapan, NJ, in 1963 where they raised their six children until moving to Forks Twp. in 1987. She was a member of Arndts Lutheran Church and a Meals on Wheels volunteer. Anna took great pride in her home and her garden and her greatest joy was caring for her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Hans; her children, Linda Ann Smestad (husband Eivind) of Tovdal, Norway, John H. Smestad (wife Kim) of Kissimmee, FL, Judy Smestad-Nunn (husband Richard) of Brick, NJ, Astri Myhre (husband Sigbjorn) of Cranford, NJ, Kristian Smestad (wife Jerelyn) of Westerly, RI; sister: Sylvia Larsen of Arendal, Norway; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Erik Smestad, in 2017 and a sister, Thelma Bjornsti. A Memorial Celebration of her Life will be held 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in Arndts Lutheran Church, 1851 Arndt Rd., Forks Twp. The Ashton Funeral Home, Easton, is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Arndts Lutheran Church, 1851 Arndt Rd., Easton, PA 18040. Offer online condolences at www.AshtonFuneralHome.com . Ashton Funeral Home 1337 Northampton St. Easton, PA 18042 610-253-4678
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In memory of
Anna Smestad
Anna Smestad FORKS TOWNSHIP Anna Smestad, 89, of Forks Twp., PA, died Saturday, January 11, 2020 at ManorCare Old Orchard. Born June 6, 1930 in Long Branch, NJ, and raised in Norway, she was a daughter of the late Herman and Kristine Marie (Markussen) Thoresen. Anna returned to the United States after WWII and met her husband of 69 years, Hans Smestad, in Brooklyn, NY. They moved to Manalapan, NJ, in 1963 where they raised their six children until moving to Forks Twp. in 1987. She was a member of Arndts Lutheran Church and a Meals on Wheels volunteer. Anna took great pride in her home and her garden and her greatest joy was caring for her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Hans; her children, Linda Ann Smestad (husband Eivind) of Tovdal, Norway, John H. Smestad (wife Kim) of Kissimmee, FL, Judy Smestad-Nunn (husband Richard) of Brick, NJ, Astri Myhre (husband Sigbjorn) of Cranford, NJ, Kristian Smestad (wife Jerelyn) of Westerly, RI; sister: Sylvia Larsen of Arendal, Norway; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Erik Smestad, in 2017 and a sister, Thelma Bjornsti. A Memorial Celebration of her Life will be held 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in Arndts Lutheran Church, 1851 Arndt Rd., Forks Twp. The Ashton Funeral Home, Easton, is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Arndts Lutheran Church, 1851 Arndt Rd., Easton, PA 18040. Offer online condolences at www.AshtonFuneralHome.com . Ashton Funeral Home 1337 Northampton St. Easton, PA 18042 610-253-4678
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