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Anna Paikin

Dec. 24, 1926 - April 16, 2019

Anna Paikin, 92, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg.

She was born in Philips­burg, daughter of the late Morris and Ida (Small) Kaplan. She married Myrl Caldwell, who preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 1996. She then married Saul Paikin, who also preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 2017.

Surviving are two sons: Jeff Trude and wife, Theresa, of Altoona and Mark Trude and wife, Linda, in Virginia; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers: Sam and Harold Kaplan, both of Altoona; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, David Trude; a sister, Shirley Steiner; and a brother, Charles Kaplan.

Anna was a graduate of Altoona High School and retired from Riverside Market.

She was a member of Agudath Achim Congregation and enjoyed dancing, eating out, watching Hallmark movies and going on her weekly trip to the beauty shop.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home Inc., 2309 Broad Ave., Altoona.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made in Anna’s memory to Agudath Achim Con­gre­ga­tion, 1306, 17th St., Altoona, PA 16601.

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