Anna T. Trudich recently celebrated her 97th birthday. She was born in Lansford on Nov. 27, 1912 and lived in Summit Hill, West Virginia and White Bear, but for the majority of her life, lived in the Tamaqua area.

She has enjoyed many hobbies, including sewing, embroidering, cooking, baking, and gardening. She is a member of St. Peter and Paul's Church, Tamaqua.

Anna was married to John Trudich Sr. until his passing. She has six children, John Trudich Jr., Eleanor Hodge, Betty Peper, Peter Trudich Sr., Rose Beiswenger and Mike Trudich; four grandchildren, Mike Hodge, Shirley Ann French, Peter Trudich Jr., and Desiree Trudich Deetz; and four great-grandchildren, Shawn Hodge, Shaina Hodge, Cody Trudich, and Tyler Trudich.

She celebrated her birthday with her children.