The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

March 17, 2013

Helen B. Anderson

Star Beacon

ERIE. Pa. — Helen B. Anderson, of Erie, passed away peacefully onto her eternal reward on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 97 years of age.

She was born to Bert and Matilda Johnson in Ashtabula, Ohio, on Oct. 28, 1915. After graduating Ashtabula Harbor High School, she graduated from Columbus Business School.  

Moving to Erie, she married Carl E. Anderson, her husband of 52 years, until his death in 1991. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Francis Johnson.

Helen is survived by her daughter, Roberta Skopow (Walter); and her son, Robert Anderson (Linda); seven grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Helen worked in many venues and capacities all of her adult life, many of them at Conrail Credit Union in Erie. She was a life-long member of Bethany Lutheran/Luther Memorial Church and SVEA Lodge, No. 296, VASA Order of America. She will be greatly missed and fondly remembered until our reunion on that great day of our Lord’s coming.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, at the SCOTT FUNERAL HOME, 2104 Myrtle St., Erie.

A Service will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, with the Rev. William Coleman, of Luther Memorial Church, and Michael Anderson, grandson of Mrs. Anderson, co-officiating. Burial will be at Erie Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Luther Memorial Church, 225 W. 10th St., Erie, Pa. 16501; or to Bethany Outreach Center, 254 E. Tenth St., Erie, Pa. 16503.

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