AUGUSTA, Ga. - Anna Marie Klisavage Gratton, passed away, Sunday afternoon, September 15, 2002 at the residence of her daughter. A native of Pittsburgh, PA she was born on November 23, 1931. Anna Marie was the loving daughter of Irene (Pauza) and Enoch Klisavage, who have preceded her in death. Anna Marie, the loving mother of Karen Gratton Burton, Martinez; David Allen Gratton, Sr., Leavenworth, KS; Joy Anne Kirschman, Pittsburgh, PA and a son who also preceded her in death, Anthony Sacco. Anna Marie also leaves with great sorrow two loving brothers, Robert E. Klisavage, Martinez; and Norman Klisavage, Leavenworth, KS. She has left behind nine beautiful grandchildren and six wonderful great grandchildren, three nieces, two nephews and a handful of loving cousins and many loving friends. Funeral services will be at 11am, Thursday, September 19, 2002 from the Graveside in Westover Memorial Park, with Reverend Clarence Hill officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:30 -10:30 am at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road, Martinez, GA.
The Augusta Chronicle September 18, 2002