Anna Mae Sheriff, née Chesley


Anna May Andy Sheriff, née Chesley, 73, DuBois, passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at the DuBois Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 23, 1943, in Punxsutawney, daughter of the late James A. and Gladys Catherine (Brewer) Chesley. She was married to Ronald Charles Sheriff, Sr.; he preceded her in death on May 30, 2015. Anna was a graduate of Punxsy High School and attended Indiana Hospital School of Nursing.

Anna is survived by two sons, Richard Heitzenrater and his fiancée Linda Simpson of Punxsutawney and Ronald Boo Paul Heitzenrater of Maryland; four grandchildren; and four siblings: Linda (Gerald) Noerr of Florida, twins James (Joyce) Chesley of Reynoldsville and Janice (Richard) Cappella of Latrobe and Richard Lee Barbara of Columbia, S.C. Anna is preceded in death by her parents and husband.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in DuBois with Father Edward Walk officiating, followed by internment beside her husband at Saint Joseph Church Cemetery, DuBois, Penn. Online condolences can be made to

From The DuBois Courier-Express, January 3, 2017.