Verna Annenko, 97, one of Pittston’s oldest residents, is one of the recipients of the town’s Boston Post Cane.

Annenko has lived in Pittston since 1959. She was born on March 30, 1920, in the Ukraine. She was married to Nick Annenko. She has one child, Luba Annenko.

Annenko takes great pride keeping her home lovely and inviting. She especially enjoyed entertaining in her home. She also enjoys gardening.

She was active in the St. Alexander Nevsky Russian Orthodox Church in Richmond, where she was a “Senior Sister.”