Anna Turco Jarski

July 11th, 1917 - May 8th, 2017

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Anna Turco Jarski, age 99, of Erie passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born in Erie on July 11, 1917 a daughter of the late Ernesto and Concetta Turco, and step mother Pierina Turco.


Anna worked at Lord Corporation and was a waitress at the Huzar’s Club for 25 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, polka dancing, and shopping. Her spirited nature, quiet presence and warm laughter will be missed by all whom loved her. 


In addition to her parents and step mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter J. Jarski, Sr.; son-in-law, Donald Kolakowski and five brothers Tony, Ernie, Joseph, Henry, and Rudolph and one sister, Florence.


Survivors include a daughter, Carol J. Kolakowski; a son, Walter J. “Joe” Jarski, Jr. both of Erie; three grandchildren, Nicole Maciulewicz (Tom), Jennifer Lucarotti (Tony) both of Erie, and Shane Jarski (Kathy) of FL.; five great grandchildren, Olivia and Sophia Menc, Michael, Ryan and Ava Lucarotti; two sisters, Eleanor Green and Connie Turco-Robison; a step brother, Carl Turco; a step sister, Marilyn Dunlap; a niece and godchild Sandy Turja. Many other nieces and nephews also survive.


Family is invited to gather on Thursday from 4 to 7 pm at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th St. at Greengarden Boulevard.  A service will be held there on Friday at 2pm. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.