SOUTH ROYALTON — A memorial funeral service for Mary D. Anderson, 88, who died May 22, at the Gifford Medical center in Randolph will be held Saturday, June 1 at 4 p.m. at The Tunbridge Church. There will be no public calling hours. Burial will be held at a later date in the Haven Cemetery in South Royalton.
She was born Sept. 13, 1924 in South Royalton, daughter of Roland B. and Mary M. (Read) McIntosh.
She attended the Dairy Hill School in South Royalton and went to the South Royalton High School where she graduated in 1942. After high school, she attended the Castleton Normal School in Castleton,
On Oct. 15, 1943 she married Lucien F. Trottier of South Royalton. They lived all their married life on Dairy Hill in South Royalton. Lucian died Feb. 19, 1983. On July 16, 1988 she married Edwin C. Anderson of Chelsea.
Mary worked for 10 years for Evelyn Kratky at Mid State Loans of South Royalton. For over 15 years she taught music and directed many Christmas Programs for many Central Vermont area schools.
She was a member of the United Church of South Royalton where she was the organist for over 40 years. She was an avid horse person, who loved to ride and drive.
Survivors include her husband, Edwin Anderson of Chelsea; a son, Larry Trottier; and a daughter, Mary Jean Trottier, both of South Royalton; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister; Jean Ford of Yuman, Ariz.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Patricia Whitcomb and Barbara Corwin.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to either: Royalton Food Shelf, Windsor Street, South Royalton, 05068 or The Tunbridge Community Food Shelf, 24 The Crossroad, Tunbridge 05077.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Boardway and Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea.
A private message of sympathy for the family can be shared at 222.boardwayandcilley.com.
This obituary first appeared in the May 31, 2013 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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