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O. B. Davis Funeral Homes

4839 Nesconset Highway, Port Jefferson Station, NY

OBITUARY

Anne M. Guldenstern

June 11, 1962May 14, 2020

Guldenstern, Anne (Matteo) Port Jeff Station, L.I.

Anne M. (Matteo) Guldenstern, 57, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2020, surrounded by her much loved and dedicated family. Anne was born on June 11, 1962 to Florence (Santulli) and the late Richard Matteo. She graduated in 1980 from Bishop Maginn High School in Albany and married her childhood friend and sweetheart, Michael Guldenstern, on February 4, 1988. Anne was employed by Feldman Lumber as a Credit Manager up until her illness no longer allowed her to continue working. Anne loved her job and was the best of the best at it. The employees at Feldman Lumber were not only her co-workers, but her friends.

Anne and Mike moved to Port Jeff Station in 2000, providing a beautiful and welcoming home for their family. Anne’s “boys” were most important and always her utmost priority.

Anne was the devoted and loving wife of Michael Guldenstern, the beloved and doting mother to Brian (Liz) Cellery, Joshua Cellery, and Eric (Suzie Lee) Guldenstern, and the proud and loving Meena to Liam and Logan Cellery. She was the adored and cherished sister, and part of the “Magnificent 7”, to Ginny (late Michael) McDonough, Michael (Dawn) Matteo, Cathy (Dan) Musella, Joseph (Mary Ellen) Matteo, Christine (William) Guldenstern, and Patty (Michael) Hoffman. She is also survived by her mother-in-law Patricia Soncini and her sisters-in-law Anna Sheets and Terry Menges. She was the much-loved aunt of 19 nieces and nephews, along with 15 great nieces and nephews. Anne also leaves behind numerous aunts, uncles and cousins in the Abbate, Santulli and Moreen families. She will also be missed by her dear friends Shari and Robin Otero, Lynn and Mike Goyer, and her dogs, Bella and Zoey. Anne treasured butterflies and dragonflies and enjoyed reading, watching movies, shopping, and visiting casinos. But to Anne, family was everything. She had an unbreakable spirit and was a beautiful individual. Anne could be relied on for support, advice and guidance. She always put others first and would do anything for anyone. Simply put, Anne had a heart of gold and is leaving a huge void. She fought a long 13-month battle against cancer, never complaining and always worrying about others. Heaven just gained another angel.

Anne’s husband and sons would like to thank her family, numerous friends, and neighbors for their generous help and outpouring support throughout her illness.

Due to the current pandemic situation, services will be private. Donations in Anne’s memory can be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering online at https://secure2.convio.net/mskcc/site/Donation2?df_id=15083&mfc_pref=T&15083.donation=form1 or mailed to MSK Cancer Center, P.O. Box 5028, Hagerstown, MD 21741-9901 (please put “In Memory of Anne Guldenstern” in the memo section).

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Katelyn Menges

May 26, 2020

Uncle Mike and family, I'm so sorry to hear of Aunt Anne's passing. She was truly an amazing women, and I will forever hold on to the memories i have with her. I love you all. Sending my deepest condolences.

Roger & Barbara Clark

May 22, 2020

Mike and family. Roger and I send our condolences for you loss. I am glad we had the pleasure of knowing Anne. I know she will be missed but will forever be in our memories. R.I.P Anne.

Cathy Musella

May 19, 2020

To our dear sister - You will be missed more than words could ever say. You’re leaving a huge void in our family, but you’re also leaving us with a lifetime of wonderful memories, beginning on Park Avenue, as we all grew together as a family. Riding tricycles, then bicycles, to jump roping, playing babies, ledgies, kickball, hop scotch, to swimming at St. Mary’s, All our holidays together: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc. Memories from Ridgefield Park, VI, Bishop Maginn, National Little League (French fries and shoe string licorice), ice skating, sleigh riding down Allen’s hill, football games at Bleeker Stadium. Then to Orlando Avenue where all the holiday traditions continued. Pool parties, bridal showers, baby showers, baptisms, and then the joy of raising our kids together. And the memories don’t stop there. They keep going and going. We will cherish every memory, moment and milestone we all had together. Thank you for all the joy and laughter you brought to our family. We love you and until we meet again, Rest In Peace our beloved sister. 💜 Ginny, Mike , Cathy, Joe, 🦋, Chris, and Patty 💜

Joseph Hurst

May 18, 2020

I am very sadden to learn of Anne's passing, my fondest memories was with her and Michael in high school and the fun times we all shared. I pray that God's Love and Peace will surround her family and dearest friends in the days to come.

Mary Carroll -Stiglmeier

May 17, 2020

I was lucky to have gone to Bishop Maginn with Anne. She had a beautiful spirit and was such fun. So sad to hear this news.

Margaret Tenney Burke

May 17, 2020

I was so sorry to learn of Anne's passing, and send my condolences to her Guldenstern and Matteo contingents. I know her family was everything to her, and she was everything to them. I hope the many wonderful memories over her lifetime will offer great comfort someday. For now, I will keep all of those who loved her in my prayers.

Mary Ward

May 17, 2020

I am sorry to hear of Anne’s passing. I was a fellow Bishop Maginn graduate and although so many years ago, I have fond memories. RIP

Diane Burke-Bishop

May 17, 2020

I was so sad to hear of Anne's passing. My deepest condolences to all of her family during this difficult time. I will always remember her beautiful smile and unwavering friendship. Rest in peace my friend.
Diane

Marna Atkin

May 17, 2020

To Florence and the whole Matteo crew...... I am so sorry about Anne. As far back as 1978 until a few years ago, I heard all about the Matteo kids from Florence. Some of the stories made me laugh, cry or just shake my head but by far the Anne stories were the most memorable. I always marveled at the tales of your very close and loving family. May Anne’s memory always be a blessing and a reminder of your beautiful family.
Much love,
Marna

Greg Cellery

May 17, 2020

My thoughts and Prayers go out to Mike , Brian ,Joshua , Eric and the entire Matteo Family. She was a Great Mother & Grandmother and will truly be missed .. R.I.P. Anne. always in my Heart ,Greg

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