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Ann B. Steffen (Trainor)

February 14, 1929 - February 19, 2019

Service Date: February 21, 2019

Place of Service St. Joseph\'s Church

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Ann Bridget Steffen, 90, of Rileyville, died peacefully at home on February 19th 2019 surrounded by much of her extended family. She is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Paul Edward Steffen, who passed on March 20, 2012. The couple married on October 24, 1953 in St. Mary Cathedral, Trenton, NJ.

Born on February 14, 1929 in Trenton, she was the daughter of the late James and Katherine Trainor. She is preceded in death by brothers James, Francis, John, Edward and Joe. Ann’s younger sister, Kathleen Trainor, survives her.

Ann was a Registered Nurse for the entirety of her professional life. She worked a majority of 2nd and 3rd shifts in hospital emergency rooms before ‘relaxing’ as a corporate nurse for Exxon Mobil R&D in Florham Park, NJ prior to retiring to Rileyville with her husband, Paul, in 1991.

Ann was a faithful member of St. John the Evangelist Parish, and regularly attended St. Joseph’s Church in Rileyville.

A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Ann dedicated her life to family, friends, and those less fortunate than herself. She loved the Rileyville community, the home she built with her husband, and the caring friends they developed there together.

Surviving are her sons Paul Jr. and wife Sandra (CT), John and wife Eileen, RN (NJ), Mark, her primary caregiver last 8 years, and Peter and wife Pamela (Hawley PA); grandchildren Maggie Moriarty, Michael Steffen and wife Yvonne, Becky Newcomer and husband Casey, Peter Steffen Jr. and wife Jessie, Raymond Steffen and wife Eileen, Victor, John, Nathaniel, Rietta and Grace Steffen; great granddaughters Kaylee and Lydia Newcomer, Jacklyn and Riley Steffen, and Charlotte Moriarty; three great grandsons Andrew Newcomer, and Trent and Aiden Moriarty, and numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving is sister-in-law, Mimi Steffen, previously of Rileyville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday February 21st at St. Joseph’s Church in Rileyville at 11 a.m.  A vigil for family and friends will be in the church from 10 to 11.  A small reception will follow in the church social hall.

Arrangements by Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale. Condolences: www.hesslingfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Joseph’s church.