2011-08-04 / Obituaries

Sonja K. Anderson

Wells Tannery, 64

Sonja Kaye Anderson, 64, Wells Tannery, died Thursday, July 21, 2011, at her residence, after a long illness.

She was born in Waterside, Pa., on October 1, 1946, the daughter of the late Clifford M. and I. Elizabeth (Treece) Croft.

She was the wife of William E. Anderson, whom she married on February 3, 1968.

She was of the Methodist faith.

In addition to being a loving wife, mother and grandmother, she worked outside the home as a secretary for an optometrist and most recently the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Sonja was also the judge of election for Wells Township for several years, she was a Democratic committeeperson, and was Democratic vice chairman for Fulton County. She also helped with Girl Scouts and other organizations that her children were involved with. She loved to do crafts and was a very good artist. She collected apple decor and was an avid bird watcher.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Susan K. Bennett of Mercersburg; son Jeffrey L. Anderson of Duncansville, Pa.; and sister Linda A. Weicht (wife of) Frank Weicht; a grandson, Mathieu E. Bennett, and a grandaughter, Brittany Anderson

Funeral services were held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2011, with Pastor William Bair officiating. Interment was at Wells Valley Methodist Cemetery, Wells Tannery.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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