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Celebrating the life of

Ann (Anka) Spodnik Mikuliak

Passed away on January 24, 2022

Ann (Anka) Spodnik Mikuliak

Ann T Mikuliak,  March 5, 1930 – January 24, 2022

Ann (Anka) Spodnik  Mikluliak,  age 91,  went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 24, 2022.  

Born in Hastings on the Hudson, in N.Y.  Ann met the love of her life at the Otis Elevator Company in Yonkers, NY.  They married in 1957 and were happily married for 43 years.   She was a resident of Rivervale, NJ prior to her and Bill moving to Savannah, GA in 1993.    

Beloved wife of the late William “Bill” Mikuliak who passed away in 2000.  Devoted and loving mother to her 5 children, Dorothy Cunillera ( Roger) , of Savannah, GA,  Robert Mikuliak and wife Sally, of Shelton, CT,  MaryAnn Cheek and husband Jon, of Sarasota, FL,  SueEllen Mikuliak, of Savannah, GA and Michael Mikuliak (Judy), of Washington Township, NJ.   Loving grandmother to Kyle, Blake, Tyler, Rachel,  Jade and Chase.   She is survived by her sisters, Josephine Anderek, Brewster, NY, Mary Jaye, Grand Rapids, MI, and predeceased by her brothers Steve Spodnik, Yonkers, NY, John Spodnik, Yonkers, NY, and sister Margaret Spodnik, Swan Lake, NY.  Her family has been truly blessed with such a wonderful, caring, loving, special mother and grandmother, truly adored and admired by all who knew her.  Ann will always be remembered for her amazing spirit, enduring strength, crazy wit and sense of humor and her devotion to family.    She was an avid golfer with the Ladies 9 – Holers  League who affectionately called her “Mother Cabrini”.   She enjoyed knitting, making endless beanie hats for newborns at the local hospital, loved the outdoors and gardening.  The cornerstone of her life was her strong Catholic faith.   She was an active member of St James Catholic Church and was dedicated to weekly adoration at the chapel.  She will be missed more than imaginable by all who knew and loved her.    She left her family with so much love, funny stories and so many beautiful memories.

A Celebration of her Life will be scheduled at Fox & Weeks Funeral Home, Savannah, GA on Friday, March 4th between 5:00pm – 7:00pm & Funeral Service on Saturday, March 5th at St James Catholic Church, Savannah, GA at 11:00am which would be her 92nd  birthday.

In lieu of flowers or donations, please honor Ann with any random acts of kindness.




As her sister I will truely miss her . Her childern were blessed to have her

- Mary Jaye, Grand Rapids, Michigan

A candle has been lit!

Sending my love to you and your family. I know losing a matriarch of the family is difficult, but may you take peace in knowing that she is still looking after you all. I am fortunate to have met her myself.

- Wyatt Adderton, Savannah, GA

Ann was always a breath of fresh air! Her sense of humor and her caring for others made anyone with her laugh and smile. I loved the times when I was her golf partner on our Tuesday golf days and will always remember her unique square putter! She will be missed but comforted by the long life she had and her wonderful outlook. I will always remember the delightful 90th birthday lunch we had with our Tuesday golf group at my house two years ago and cherish that celebration. May you be blessed with many, many wonderful memories of her which will keep her alive in your hearts forever. Will definitely be doing acts of kindness in her memory. Toby

- Toby W. Hollenberg, Savannah, GA

There are some who bring a light to the world that even after they are gone that light remains. Mama Mikuliak was an amazing woman with the biggest kindest most generous heart! Her loss is immeasurable but so is the love that she left behind to all those she knew and loved! My heart is broken for the loss of this amazing person. She is now our Guardian Angel watching over us, protecting us and will always be guiding all of us with her love. I am so thankful for the time we spent with her this past Christmas and our conversations, her stories, some of the silliest and always treasured memories of her life. May all of our cherished memories of our time together always remain in our thoughts and forever in our hearts. Mama, may you Rest in Eternal Peace in the arms of Angels! Love you always! xoxo

- Judy Janisheski, Mahwah, NJ

An inspiration too all who knew her and played golf with her. She was a marvel on the golf course in both talent and story telling. The only person I ever knew who could use a putter from 100 yards out. She will be missed by all.

- Trish Potts, SAVANNAH, GA

I played with Ann many times in L9GA. She was fun to play with and awesome with that putter! I will miss seeing her at the 9 a.m. Mass at St. James. Rest in peace Ann, and God bless you and your family.

- Veronica Wright, Savannah, GA

A candle has been lit!

My deepest condolences to MaryAnn, Jon, Jade, Chase, and the entire Mikuliak family. I remember your mom’s humor and such a sweet soul. Your sweet sister needed to go along to be in the Lords open arms as well, and your angels are now watching over you all ❤️

- Lucy Crews, Winter Springs, F’lorida

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel