Barbara A. Anderson
Barbara A. Anderson, 70, of 293 Coal Hollow Rd., Kersey, died Wednesday morning, May 11, 2011, at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 13, 1941 in Erie and had been a resident of the Kersey area since 1964. She attended Johnsonburg schools.She was preceded in death by her first husband, Donald P. Himes Sr., on Sept. 26, 1971. On July 7, 1973, in St. Marys, she married Ronald L. Anderson, who preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 2008.Mrs. Anderson enjoyed her grandchildren, making afghans and being with her family and friends.She is survived by two daughters, Anne Hutchins of Kersey and Juanita Anderson of Kersey; a son, Donald Himes Jr. of Kersey; six grandchildren, Kayla Serafini, John Serafini, Mark Hutchins Jr., Trysta Himes, Robert Himes and Jay Himes; and by a sister, Mary Himes of Parkton, N.C.She was preceded in death by her mother, Theresa J. Gorske; a daughter, Lillian Anderson in infancy; and by a sister, Betty Gorkse on Jan. 2, 2011. Family and friends of Barbara A. Anderson are invited to attend a memorial service to be held at the Maria Lutheran Church on Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Erik Hart, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Maria Lutheran Cemetery.There will be no visitation.The Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.