Anne M. Speicher, 89, passed away peacefully on Aug. 30, 2020, at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Massachusetts. Anne was predeceased by her loving husband, Charles A. Speicher; her parents, Peter and Anne Lynott. Anne is survived by her four children, Patricia Speicher-Werbner (Steve), Dr. Peter Speicher, Charles Speicher (Sue), Shaun Speicher (Mary Beth); her grandchildren, Sarah Bedini (Rob), Kevin Werbner, Kathleen Reiser (Joey), Katelyn Curran (Joseph), Maryann Speicher, Laura Speicher, Ryan Speicher, Katie Speicher and John Speicher; great-granddaughters, Taylor Bedini and Olivia Curran; cousin (sister), Jean Kinney; many nieces and nephews.
Anne was born and raised in Scranton, Pa. Anne was a graduate of Marywood College. In Scranton, Anne met the love of her life, Charlie Speicher. Together they built a wonderful life in Endwell, N.Y. Anne enjoyed spending time with her friends and family, playing golf, skiing, playing bridge, vacationing at Cape Cod, participating in Holy Name Society, and an occasional evening Manhattan with Bill and Ruth Bohan and Mary and Eddie Armstrong. Most of all, Anne loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her happiness was grounded on a strong Catholic faith, and Anne leaves behind a legacy of love, friendship, laughter and generosity.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, 801 Taylor Ave., Scranton, by the Rev. Patrick McLaughlin.
Friends may call Friday morning at the church from 9 until time of Mass.
Interment, Cathedral Cemetery.
All CDC guidelines, including the mandatory use of facial coverings and proper social distancing, will be strictly enforced. Please be prepared to pay respects in a timely manner while refraining from physical contact.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Mother Theresa’s Cupboard at St. Ambrose, 202 Garfield Ave., Endicott, NY 13760; or Taylor’s Troopers, 427 Tall Timbers Road, Glastonbury CT 06033.
This obituary was written at Anne’s favorite spot, on Anne’s favorite bench, at “the end of the street” overlooking Nantucket Sound.