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157 Maple Street, Lynn, MA

OBITUARY

Jean D. Anderson

December 22, 1926February 2, 2020
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LYNN – Jean (Durkee) Anderson, age 93, of Beverly, formerly a longtime resident of Fernwood Ave in Lynn and Londonderry, NH, passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Pilgrim Rehab and Skilled Nursing in Peabody. Jean was the devoted wife of Warren M. Anderson of Beverly with whom she shared 73 years of marriage. Born on December 22, 1926 in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Helen (Sheldon) Durkee. Jean was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn English High School with the Class of 1944. She also graduated from Katharine Gibbs School in Boston and worked as a secretary at Carr Fastener Corp in Cambridge for several years. Jean was the loving mother of Richard Anderson and his wife, Donna of Lynnfield and Douglas Anderson and his wife, Anna of Lynn; the cherished grandmother of Brian Anderson and his wife, Christina of New York City, Heather Kuberski and her husband, Jason of North Andover, Marisa Anderson of Boston, Douglas R. Anderson and his wife, Sharyn of Beverly and David J. Anderson and his wife, Kelly of Wilmington; the adoring great-grandmother of Quinlan, Arthur, Elise, Joshua, Oliver, Annika, Andrew, Ryan, Hanna, Leah, Cora, Nathan and Ashley; the dear sister of the late Betty Jo Burke and Norman Durkee and the aunt of several nieces and nephews. Jean was an avid Boston sports fan; she was a former season ticket holder with her husband of the Bruins and Celtics and she never missed a Red Sox or Patriots game. She also enjoyed watching golf and tennis. She was a former member of Lakeside Methodist Church and loved singing in the choir at Central Congregational Church. Most of all she loved spending time with her entire family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Memorial funeral services are private and under the care of Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or via www.jimmyfund.org. activities To share a memory or to leave online condolences please visit cuffe-mcginn.com

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Dick and Donna’s 50th wedding anniversary celebration

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Mom and Dad’s first day in their apartment at Colonial Gardrns

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Mom and Dad enjoying visit from their grandkids

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Mom enjoying lunch out on her 92nd birthday

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Kuberski family on Christmas Eve 2018

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Doug and Anna celebrating Donna’s 70th birthday

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Mom and Dad relaxing in their apartment with their favorite ice coffee

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Arthur’s high school graduation

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Dick and Donna’s 50th wedding anniversary celebration

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Mom and Dad’s first day in their apartment at Colonial Gardrns

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Mom and Dad enjoying visit from their grandkids

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Mom enjoying lunch out on her 92nd birthday

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Kuberski family on Christmas Eve 2018

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Doug and Anna celebrating Donna’s 70th birthday

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Mom and Dad relaxing in their apartment with their favorite ice coffee

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Arthur’s high school graduation

Biography

LYNN – Jean (Durkee) Anderson, age 93, of Beverly, formerly a longtime resident of Fernwood Ave in Lynn and Londonderry, NH, passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Pilgrim Rehab and Skilled Nursing in Peabody. Jean was the devoted wife of Warren M. Anderson of Beverly with whom she shared 73 years of marriage.
Born on December 22, 1926 in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Helen (Sheldon) Durkee. Jean was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn English High School with the Class of 1944. She also graduated from Katharine Gibbs School in Boston and worked as a secretary at Carr Fastener Corp in Cambridge for several years.
Jean was the loving mother of Richard Anderson and his wife, Donna of Lynnfield and Douglas Anderson and his wife, Anna of Lynn; the cherished grandmother of Brian Anderson and his wife, Christina of New York City, Heather Kuberski and her husband, Jason of North Andover, Marisa Anderson of Boston, Douglas R. Anderson and his wife, Sharyn of Beverly and David J. Anderson and his wife, Kelly of Wilmington; the adoring great-grandmother of Quinlan, Arthur, Elise, Joshua, Oliver, Annika, Andrew, Ryan, Hanna, Leah, Cora, Nathan and Ashley; the dear sister of the late Betty Jo Burke and Norman Durkee and the aunt of several nieces and nephews.
Jean was an avid Boston sports fan; she was a former season ticket holder with her husband of the Bruins and Celtics and she never missed a Red Sox or Patriots game. She also enjoyed watching golf and tennis. She was a former member of Lakeside Methodist Church and loved singing in the choir at Central Congregational Church. Most of all she loved spending time with her entire family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Memorial funeral services are private and under the care of Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or via www.jimmyfund.org. activities To share a memory or to leave online condolences please visit cuffe-mcginn.com