Anna Cvercko


Anna Cvercko, 99, of Fredericksburg and formerly of Middle Village, New York, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2020.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. John Nolan officiating.

Graveside services and interment are planned at Calvary Cemetery in Woodside, Queens, New York.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cvercko was born Aug. 1, 1921, in Blatné Revištia, a village in the Sobrance District of the Košice Region in eastern Slovakia. Her parents were Juraj Buber and Maria Tarhovisky and she was an only child. She lost both her parents by the time she was two years old, and was raised in Blatné Revištia by her maternal grandparents, Michael Tarhovisky and Mary Beca.

She immigrated to the United States, traveling alone, when she was 18 years old, arriving at the Port of New York on Aug. 14, 1939.

She married Andrew Cvercko on July 14, 1941, at St. Mary’s Greek Catholic Church in Jersey City, New Jersey. He preceded her in death on July 22, 1981.

For 40 years, she was employed by the Sunshine Biscuit Company.

Mrs. Cvercko is survived by two sons, Edward Cvercko and Michael Cvercko; two daughters-in-law, Josephine Cvercko and Carol Cvercko; two grandsons, and one great-grandson.

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospice, EWTN, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hill Country SPCA or the charity of choice.