Mary E. (McLeod) Anderson

April 25, 2019

Mary E. (McLeod) Anderson

Mary E. (McLeod) Anderson – of Woburn, peacefully Thurs. April 25th. Beloved wife of the late Eric Anderson. Cherished mother of Roberta M. Finethy, her husband Bruce of Woburn, Wayne Anderson, his wife Catherine of Wakefield and the late Elizabeth D. Andreason, her late husband David, James D. and Bruce E. Anderson. Dear mother-in-law of Sandra Anderson of FL. Loving sister of Daniel McLeod, his wife Carol of TX and the late James and Robert McLeod. Devoted grandmother of 16 and adored great-grandmother to many. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and in-laws. Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., Woburn, MA, on Sunday, April 28th from 1-5 p.m. Her funeral service will take place Monday at 12 noon at the funeral home, with interment to follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

Mary E. (McLeod) Anderson – of Woburn, died peacefully, Thursday, April 25th at the Lahey Clinic, with her family by her side, at the age of ninety-three. She was the beloved wife of 53 years to the late Eric Anderson, until his passing in 1999.

Born in Winchester, Mary was a daughter of the late Heber and Elsie Mae (Wolfe) McLeod, of Nova Scotia, Canada. She was raised in Woburn and a graduate of Woburn High School.

For many years, Mary worked for Bradlee’s in Woburn, until retiring. When she wasn’t working, she was always with her family. They were the top priority in her life and they always knew it.

She dedicated her life to her family and was blessed to have been able to baby-sit and be a part of each of her grandchildren’s lives. She was the quintessential mother and homemaker, and was a talented baker and cook.

When her husband was living, Mary and Eric traveled throughout the country and enjoyed playing cribbage. In more recent years, Mary was an accomplished bowler and even competed in the Senior Olympics.

Cherished mother of Roberta M. Finethy, her husband Bruce of Woburn, Wayne Anderson, his wife Catherine of Wakefield and the late Elizabeth D. Andreason, her late husband David, James D. and Bruce E. Anderson. Dear mother-in-law of Sandra Anderson of FL. Loving sister of Daniel McLeod, his wife Carol of TX and the late James and Robert McLeod. Devoted grandmother of 16 and adored great-grandmother to many. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and in-laws.

Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., Woburn, MA, on Sunday, April 28th from 1-5 p.m. Her funeral service will take place Monday at 12 noon at the funeral home, with interment to follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

 

Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., Woburn, MA, on Sunday, April 28th from 1-5 p.m. Her funeral service will take place Monday at 12 noon at the funeral home, with interment to follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

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  1. Paula (Kenney) Hawley

    So sorry about your Mom. She was a sweet, kind person. I remember her growing up on the corner of Auburn/High Sts.
    She will be surely missed.

  2. Janet Gustafson

    To Ruby and family:
    I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that in time you find the peace that I feel your Mom has. I love you.

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