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December 5, 1939 ~ March 20, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
Ann Stilwell Passan, of Laflin, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 20, 2023, at Geisinger Medical Center. She was 83 years old.
Born in Woodstock, NY , Ann was the daughter of the late Richard Stilwell and Gertrude Faatz Russell.
After graduation from Kingston H.S., She relocated to Scranton, PA. An artist and a photographer, Ann worked as a photographer at the former Globe Store in Scranton. Ann specialized in portrait photography and hand-painting black and white photos to produce full color photographic images.
Ann was a devoted mother and grandmother. She loved art, gardening and spending time at her home in Woodstock. She had a sweet, gentle personality that was known to all.
The family would like to thank the staff at Geisinger Intensive Care Unit; Dr. Aliasgar Chittalia, Geisinger; Dr. Glenn Finney and the Geisinger Memory and Cognition Clinic; Second Family Memory Care Center; The Jewish Community Center (Andy); David Hage Services; Erwine Home Health Care and the dedicated, extraordinary caregivers.
In addition to her parents, Ann was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Passan; sisters, Sheila Gentile, Jeromine Vassil and brother Edward Lees Jr.
Surviving are her daughter, Elizabeth and husband, Greg Wallick, FL; her son, Scott Costello, Dallas, PA; grandchildren Misty Lombardi and husband Donald Smiley, Dane Lombardi and Mollie Wallick; sister, Laura Russell Dahlen and husband, Ronald; nephews, Michael and Christopher Gentile; niece, Carol Keup and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Her Funeral Procession will form 11 am Thursday at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home corner of John and Lafayette Sts., Saugerties. Thence to the Woodstock Reformed Church where a 12 noon Funeral Service will be held. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, Woodstock. Visitation will be prior to service from 10-11 am. Expressions of condolence may be shared at SeamonWilseyFuneralHome.com