Annette R. Kranich
July 20, 2021

ANNETTE R. KRANICH: On Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Beloved wife of 62 years to Joel Kranich. Loving mother of Dana Braun (Mark) and Jay Kranich (Tracy). Grandmother of Hannah, Benjamin, Christian and Geoffrey. Annette was a graduate of Taylor Alderdice High School in Pittsburgh. She graduated from Pine Manor Jr. College in Wellesley, MA and the University of Pittsburgh, Class of 1960. She held a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Pittsburgh and taught for most of her 30 years of teaching at Beltzhoover Elementary School in Pittsburgh. She was one of the founding members of the Pittsburgh ALS Association. She loved to travel and was a superb cook. Special thanks to caregivers, Lisa, Charice, Kim and Rose. Services and Interment Private. Contributions may be made to The ALS Association, W. PA Chapter, 416 Lincoln Avenue, Millvale, PA 15209 or charity of donor's choice. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated.


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Joel, sending tons of hugs your way on the passing of your beloved Annette---always with a big smile and a wonderful heart. We loved being with you and while it has been a while, seeing you while in Pittsburgh was always such a highlight. Thanks for all of your love and know that we are thinking of the entire Kranich family at this time. May her memory be a blessing and a source of comfort to you. Love, Karen and John

By Karen and John Singer - July 29, 2021

Joel, So sorry to hear about your wife's passing. I'll say a prayer for the both of you. Take care, Andrew

By Andrew Miller - July 23, 2021

Joel, I am so sorry for the loss of your soul mate and partner thru life. She was the kindest and sweetest lady that I knew. My prayers go out to you and your family. If you need anything please don't hesitate to call. Donna

By Donna Nicol - July 22, 2021