Anna Shane

April 22, 1944 - September 6, 2023

Anna Rose Shane departed this life at Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, VA on Wednesday, September 6, 2023.

A memorial service will be held Friday, September 15, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at Stover Funeral Home for Anna and her daughter Jan Roberts, Rev. Dr. Franklin S. Roberts will be officiating. 

Anna was born April 22, 1944, in Strasburg, VA to the late Robert Louis and Catherine Virginia Williams Newman.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Herman Ray Shane.  Sadly, her daughter Jan R. Roberts (Newman) passed the day after her.  

Anna attended Sunset School in Strasburg and also Douglas School in Winchester.  She loved cooking and baking during work and at home.  She loved sharing her baked goods with her neighbors.  She was a very quiet woman and was fashionable.  She loved her family and work family.

She worked at Wayside Inn for over 20 years as a head chef.  She was featured in Southern Living Magazine and other local cookbooks.   She extended her culinary skills to Paper Mill Restaurant and ended at Winchester Medical Center.  

She leaves to cherish her memories her children Lloyd Newman and Sarah Lee Newman; her grandchildren Allyssa Natale and Anthony Natale; great grandchild Jaxon Natale; siblings Louis Newman of Strasburg, Rebecca Findley of Winchester, and Cindy Williams of Fredericksburg.  The Newman family will truly miss Aunt Fuzzy.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Compassion Home Care Agency and Blue Ridge Hospice for the wonderful care they provided.

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Stover Funeral Home and Crematory, Strasburg, VA is serving the family of Anna Rose Shane.