OBITUARY

June J. Jamison Anderson

March 19, 1919March 8, 2012

June J. Anderson age 92 of Waynesburg died Thursday, March 8, 2012 in the Golden Living Center at Waynesburg.

She was born March 19, 1919 at Canton, Ohio, a daughter of the late Robert M. and Kathryn Genet Jamison.

She was a 1941 graduate of Waynesburg College.

On June 6, 1943 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, she married Harry S. Anderson, who died December 6, 2010.

Mrs. Anderson was a retired teacher. She began teaching in Burgettstown, taught for 3 years at Clarksville, and retired from the Central Greene School District in 1979. She is most remembered for her many years as a first grade teacher in Waynesburg.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Waynesburg where she served as choir member, choir director and organist. Through her long career at the organ and piano, she played for hundreds of weddings, funerals community and college events.

Mrs. Anderson was an avid lover of music and the arts, flower gardening, birds and trees. She was happiest when surrounded by family and friends, and was always ready for coffee and conversation.

Surviving are two daughters, two daughters, Melodie Anderson-Smith and her husband James Smith of Fayetteville and Kristi Scott of Waynesburg; two grandchildren, Jodi Lynne Schwarzer and her husband Pascal Schwarzer of Jersey City, NJ, Nathan Todd Stewart and his wife Michelle Groenevelt of McCall, ID; two step-grandchildren, Jonathan Smith and his wife Felicia Pitek of Pittsburgh and Katie Smith of Pittsburgh; two great grandchildren, Vivien and Madeleine Schwarzer; a niece and several nephews.

Deceased are 2 sisters, Rhea C. and Ann G. Jamison; and a brother, Robert A. Jamison.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Behm Funeral Homes, Inc., 182 W. High Street, Waynesburg. Additional visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m., the hour of a celebration of life service on Friday, March 16, 2012 in the First Presbyterian Church, 169 West College St., Waynesburg, with Rev. William Sukolsky and Rev. David L. Barrett officiating. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Waynesburg. The family suggests in lieu of flowers memorial donations to the First Presbyterian Church of Waynesburg, Waynesburg University, or a favorite charity.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Service Friday, March 16, 2012
  • Visitation Thursday, March 15, 2012
  • Visitation Thursday, March 15, 2012
  • Visitation Friday, March 16, 2012
REMEMBERING

June J. Jamison Anderson

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March 15, 2012

Melodie and family,
I wish to express my sympathy and my family's upon hearing of your mom's death. I will remember your mom as a happy, lively, optimistic redhead. Best wishes to you and your family on this sad occasion.

Steve Rettig and family

Lisa Gatrell

March 14, 2012

Kristi and Melody, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. She was a wonderful person. I'm so glad that I got to meet her and help take care of her while in the hospital. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this very difficult time. Lisa

Diana Morton

March 13, 2012

Kristi and family,
My deepest condolences on the loss of your mother.

Debbie Jackson Kahn

March 13, 2012

Melody & Kristi,
I have so many fond memories of Harry & Junie!! You know how much both of them meant to my mother & father. I am so sorry to hear of June's passing; she & Harry were such a big part of my upbringing, and of course my organ-playing years (which really weren't years at all - probably 2 at the most!) as I practiced at the church, plus your mother being the organist at my wedding and my mother's funeral. I remember all of you with incredible warmth & nothing but good feelings.

Wes and Debby Hawkins

March 12, 2012

Kristi, we are so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a very special person and will be greatly missed.

Martha Booth Madsen

March 12, 2012

Dear Melody and Kristi,
I am saying prayers for you and your families. Just remember all of the good times.
Love, Martha xoxo

Rose Whipkey

March 12, 2012

Kristi, my sympathy on the loss of your mom. Both your parents were dear and will be much missed.Take care. Love & prayers,Rose Whipkey

Melissa Six

March 11, 2012

Kristi,
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May memories comfort you and bring you peace during this very difficult time.

Mary Jane Boyd Klimek

March 11, 2012

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

FROM THE FAMILY