Anne Cioch

Anne Cioch


Herkimer - Anne Cioch, 95, of Herkimer, passed away, Sunday, September 20, 2020 at home with her family by her side.


She was born in S. Columbia, New York on February 16, 1925, the daughter of the late Elek and Justina Wereszczak. She attended Mohawk Schools and graduated from Mohawk High School and later attended Utica School of Commerce. She was married to Theodore Cioch on May 26, 1951 in St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Ted passed away on July 4, 2016. Anne was employed in the Radio Receiving Department for General Electric and later for MDS in Herkimer for many years. She was a communicant of Christ Episcopal Church in Herkimer.


Anne is survived by three sons, Gary Cioch and his wife, Judith of Herkimer, James Cioch and his companion Valerie Preston of Mohawk and Joseph Cioch and his wife, Debra of Deerfield; her grandchildren, James Cioch and his wife, Emily, Lesley and her husband, Serge Reinert, Leah Cioch Kavanagh and her husband, Shawn and Emily Laurel Cioch; two great-grandchildren, Theodore James Cioch and Harper Anne Reinert; one brother, Elek Wereszczak of Herkimer; one sister, Catherine Wereszczak of Utica and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers, Peter Vercz and Nick Vercz and two sisters, Mary Langow and Olga Pyc.

Her funeral will be held Wednesday evening at 7:00 in the V.J.Iocovozzi Funeral Home, Inc., 203 Second Ave., Frankfort with the Rev. Steve Scarcia, officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of her family in Oak Hill Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday evening from 5:00 until the time of services at the V.J.Iocovozzi Funeral home, Inc. Her funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Petykiewicz, Iocovozzi & Burns Funeral Home 329 S. Washington St., Herkimer, NY.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. 4277 Middle Settlement Rd. New Hartford, NY 13413. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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