Nannie Marie Banas, 88, of Washington, passed away on Saturday evening November 21, 2020 in The Donnell House, Washington.
She was born on October 9, 1932 in Atlasburg a daughter of the late Bruce and Nannie Drew Bonner.
A graduate of the Union High School in Burgettstown, she worked at K-Mart in Washington for 10 years before working as a Psychiatric Aid at Mayview State Hospital for 17 years from where she retired.
She was a founding member of Atlasburg Church of the Nazarene where she enjoyed participating in all the church activities. She also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, family gatherings especially yearly family reunions.
Her husband, Steve Banas who she married in December 1955 passed away on January 30, 2001.
Marie is survived by her four beloved children Stephen Charles Banas of Michigan, William Andrew Banas of North Strabane Township, Marcella Matesic and husband Joe of Cherry Valley and Susan Elizabeth Lapacik and husband Jack of Cherry Valley; eight grandchildren Jessica Rose Kanellos, William Bradley Banas, Zach Matesic, Joe Matesic, Rachael Lakosh and husband Steve, John Lapacik, Paige Nicole Banas and Jeffrey Douglas Banas, Jr.; three great grandchildren Jacob Leon Lakosh, Eryx Michael Kanellos and Niko William Kanellos; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased in addition to her parents and husband is her son Jeffrey Douglas Banas; sisters Jean Hill and husband Roy, Elsie Turvery and husband William, Patricia Janacek and husband Robert; and brothers Frank Bonner, George "Ray" Bonner and William Bonner.
To honor Mrs. Banas' wishes, services officiated by her nephew Rev. Earl David Webster, Sr. and interment in Mt. Prospect Cemetery, Hickory will be held privately for her immediate family under the direction of the Lee & Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown, PA 15021.