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Helen M. Anderson

June 22, 1924 ~ September 4, 2019 (age 95)


Helen M. Anderson, 95, of Upton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Northbridge.  She was the beloved wife to Robert E. Anderson, Sr.

Born in Quebec, Canada, on June 22, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Florence (Steele) Brooks.  She was raised and educated in Canada and then moved to the United States of America after she graduated High School.  She was then employed as a Stewardess for Northeast Airlines and prior to retirement she was employed as a Clerical Worker for Milford Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Anderson enjoyed traveling, cooking and spending time with her friends and family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her four children, Robert May and his wife Lynne, of Oakham, Christopher May and his wife Linda, of Hudson, ME, Marsha May Morse and her husband George, of Northbridge, and Richard May and his wife Kate, of Hardwick; her step-children, Robert Anderson, Jr. of North Grosvenordale, CT, and Mary Spooner of Camarillo, CA; her sister, Lyla Parkinson and her husband Harley, of Chateauguay, Quebec; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her siblings, Robert Brooks, Russell Brooks, James Brooks, Mable Allen, and Iris Taylor.

Her funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Friday, September 6, in the Williams-Pedersen Funeral Home, Inc. 45 Main St. Upton, Andrew D. Pickering-Director.  Burial will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Upton.

A calling hour will be held prior to her service from 10 to 11 AM.

The Anderson family would like to thank the entire staff at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Northbridge for their dedicated compassion and care that Helen received over the last few years.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or by visiting www.cancer.org

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Calling Hour
September 6, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pickering & Son Upton Funeral Home, Inc.
45 Main Street
Upton, MA 01568

Funeral Service
September 6, 2019

11:00 AM
Pickering & Son Upton Funeral Home, Inc.
45 Main Street
Upton, MA 01568


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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