Athena I.  Mileski
MARYLAND - Athena I. "Ann" Mileski, 53, passed away Nov. 29, 2019, at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.
She was born June 2, 1966, Cooperstown, daughter of Richard and Irene (Decker) Beers.
Ann spent the majority of her life in the Otego area.
She married James B. Mileski May 5, 2005, in Oneonta.
Most of Ann's occupations involved caring for people, something she loved doing.
She enjoyed her time with neighborhood friends by relaxing, talking and laughing. Ann and her granddaughter, Rylee loved to cook and spend time tending to the flower and vegetable gardens, especially cucumbers.
She is survived by her husband, Jim; children, Stephanie, Britani and Thomas; Jim's daughter, Jami; was the beloved Nana to Brandon, Rylee, Toby, Jayden, Payton, Harley, Quintin and Ruby; three sisters, Kitty, Lynmarie and Linda; brother, Richard; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and lifelong friend, Harriet Miller.
Special thanks is given to Matt Kent of Leatherstocking Market & Fuel Company.
She was predeceased by her mother, Irene; father, Richard; stepfather, Lynwood Simonds; and very close cousin, Missy.
A celebration of Ann's life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at My Father's Place, 5690 State Highway 7, Oneonta.
Arrangements are with Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home, 51 Dietz St., Oneonta.
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Published on December 6, 2019


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Deborah Ide
Dec 06, 2019
I had the pleasure of working with Annie. She was a very special woman to get to know she will be greatly missed and she was taken way too soon what an Angel