Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home

382 First Parish Road, Scituate, MA


Laura Anderson

September 21, 1959May 1, 2019

Laura Jean Anderson - Age 59, of Scituate, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2019 with family by her side after living/battling with cancer for 4 years. Born on September 21, 1959 to the late Lewis and Patricia Carley. She was the loving wife of Scott Anderson for 37 years. Beloved mother to James Anderson and wife Ericka of Peabody, and Geoffrey Anderson and wife Heather of Cohasset. Cherished grandmother to Piper and Evan. She was the best sister to Patricia Carley of Florida, Greg Carley and wife Pierre of Hawaii, and Chris Carley of Cohasset, MA.

Laura enjoyed boating, playing tennis, and spending time with family and friends. She also had a special love for animals, especially dogs and dolphins. She spent many weekends on their boat in Scituate, Boston, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket, Maine and many other special places over the years with her husband Scott, enjoying together. They traveled throughout their life together and recently to Italy and Florida with close friends. Laura was a wonderful and caring mother to her two boys James and Geoffrey whom she loved with everything she had. she lived her life with a big smile on her face and all the love she could fit into her heart for everyone and everything. She touched many hearts and lived with no regrets. She was a very special wife, mother, friend, daughter, grandmother. We are all very lucky to have had Laura in all our lives, and to continue to watch over us. She will be missed deeply by many and always remembered.

The burial will be private, and a public “Celebration of Life” service will be Saturday at 1 o’clock June 22nd at the Foyer of Charity on 74 Hollett St. Scituate. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mass General Hospital, Cancer Research https://giving.massgeneral.org/cancer/


  • Celebration of Life Service Saturday, June 22, 2019


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Laurel Hickey

June 20, 2019

Laura shared her pool and home to a group of individuals with special needs. We had the best day ! Laughing and playing in the water. Laura shared a day with us that we all enjoyed. Not many people would open up their homes.and welcome us all like she did. Thanks so much Laura. Your sons carry the same compassion and generosity to people .
Hugs always to you!! Rest In Peace
Your love and generosity will always be remembered.