2012-01-19 / Obituaries


Mabel E. Anderson, “super nanny,” age 83, a 66-year resident of Patterson, died Thursday, January 12, 2012, in Carmel, NY.

Mrs. Anderson was born in Kent Cliffs on October 5, 1928, to Chester and Estelle (O’Dell) Barrett. She attended schools in Carmel and later married George W. Anderson. Mr. Anderson died June 7, 1976.

Through the years, Mrs. Anderson had worked at the Kent Nursing Home in Holmes, NY, as well as raising her family as a homemaker. She enjoyed bingo, many travels to Mohegan Sun and Atlantic City and visiting with friends at the Office for the Aging.

Mrs. Anderson is survived by her four children, Lillian Hudson and her husband Albert of Patterson; George W. Anderson and Linda of Wingdale; Sissy Smith and her husband Tom of Patterson; and Wayne Anderson and his wife Leeann of Patterson; a brother, William Barrett of Patterson, and a sister, Irene Gilbert of Pennsylvania; twelve grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was pre-deceased by brothers, Chester, Nelson, Lawrence ‘Fuzzy’, and Roy Barrett; two sisters, Gladys O’Dell and Lillian Mathews; a step-brother, Clarence Corey, and a step-sister, Emma Camarco.

A funeral service was held Monday, January 16, at Dwyer Funeral Home, 23 South Street, Patterson. Interment followed at Maple Avenue Cemetery, Patterson. Friends may called at the funeral home on Sunday. Contributions in Mabel’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

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