Anna L. LaPiana, formerly of North Hornell

Anna L. LaPiana, 97, formerly of North Hornell, died Monday (September 1, 2014) at her home in Zephyrhills, FL.

Born in Conesus, NY on November 21, 1916, she was the daughter of George & Wilhemina (Wassink) Conlon.

A veteran of WWII, Anna served 4 years as a member of the US Navy Waves. She later served 3 years in the US Navy Reserves Inactive Corp.

Anna resided in the Hornell-North Hornell area for about 37 years, moving to Florida in 1983. She volunteered over 20,000 hours at Zephyrhills Hospital and was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Zephyrhills.

Anna was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Charles LaPiana; brother, James Conlon; sister, Rosemary Bush.

Surviving are her son, James (Lucinda) LaPiana; daughter, Shirley (Russell) Martin; sister, Margret Myers; many nieces & nephews.

The family of Anna L. LaPiana will receive friends on Monday from 12:00 (noon) until 1:00 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY where a funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 1:00 PM with Deacon Robert McCormick officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.