Ana Antolin passed away on Feb. 22, 2011 at her home in Alexandria, Va. The cause was complications from diabetes.
Born in Madrid, Spain, she immigrated with her family to Toronto, Canada, where she lived for six years before moving to Fairfield in 1961.
She graduated from Elizabethtown College in 1977, and obtained her master’s degree in library and archival science from McGill University in 1982. She was a research librarian for 25 years at the library of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, D.C., until her retirement in 2009. She was an enthusiast of classical music, cooking, and gardening, and an avid historian.
She is lovingly remembered by her mother, Ivanka Antolin; sisters, Ivanka, Vida, Helena, Meta, Katherine and Kristina; and brothers, Pavel, Tomaz, Michael, Stanislav, Jozef; and 26 nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be on April 15 in Emmitsburg, Md., at a time and location to be announced.
The family has established a fund in her honor to support educational programs at her elementary school, Mother Seton School in Emmitsburg, Md. Persons wishing to make a donation can send it to: Ana Antolin Memorial, Mother Seton School, 100 Creamery Road, Emmitsburg, MD 21727.