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Anna M. (Shelest) Painter

March 16, 1928 — January 25, 2022

Anna M. (Shelest) Painter

Anna M. Painter, age 93, of St. Johns, MI, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at Sparrow Clinton Hospital, St. Johns, MI. Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI, at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, with Pastor Jeff Reser. Burial will take place at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Owosso, MI. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 from 2-8 P.M. with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home. Anna was born in Saginaw, Michigan on March 16, 1928, the daughter of John and Mollie (Begus) Shelest. She married Frank Painter on October 26, 1974 in Owosso, MI. They were blessed with nine years of marriage; prior to his on passing on October 12, 1984. Anna cherished time with her family and friends. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming and gardening. She also liked coloring and crocheting. Anna faithfully attended East Washington United Brethren Church, Ashley, MI. She is survived by her children: Carol Chunko, Richard and Janet Griffin, Gary Griffin, Debra Huss, and Sharon Griffin; grandchildren: Jeff and Candee, Michele and Chris, Tommy, David and Mandi, Craig and Holly, Brenda, Krystal and Charles, Amy and Joe, and Michelle and Matt, great-grandchildren: Branden and Jessica, Dakota, Jorden, MaKayla, Harlee, Holdyn, Emily, Spencer, JT, Austin, Kenton, Neil, Lloyd, Seth, Oliver, Clyde, Harper, Bodhi, and Maddilyn. She is also survived by her brother Joseph Shelest, many nieces, nephews, and two fur babies. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Frank, siblings: John, Olga, Andy, Adam, Marion, and grandson James Black. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, Michigan.

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

2:00 - 8:00 pm

Smith Family Funeral Home

801 N Bridge St, Dewitt, MI 48820

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am

Smith Family Funeral Home

801 N Bridge St, Dewitt, MI 48820

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Burial

Hillcrest Memorial Gardens

1106 S Washington St, Owosso, MI 48867

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