Dateline- Norwell, MA.
Elizabeth M. Anderson (Betty) passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at Riverwoods in Exeter, NH after a long illness. She is pre-deceased by her husband, Edmund.
Betty was born on April 12, 1920 and grew up in Hingham. She was a graduate of Abbott Academy, Smith College and Simmons College of Library Science. Betty lived in Norwell for over 30 years before retiring with her husband to NH. She was a member of the First Parish Church in Norwell for many years. Betty was a correspondent for the Norwell News for several years, typing her stories on an old Remington typewriter and then driving the copy over to the publishing office which was located in Rockland at the time. She was a Librarian at the James Library in Norwell Center and was the Assistant Director of the Hingham Public Library for over 15 years until her retirement. Betty had many hobbies to include reading, tennis, gardening and quilting.
She is survived by her five children: William Anderson of Brookline, MA, Caroline. Hobbs of Marshfield Hills, MA, Ted Anderson of Lewistown, MT, Ellen Anderson of Newton, MA and Elizabeth DiSanto of San Mateo, CA. She is also survived by four grandchildren. Funeral services will be private. Donations in Betty's memory can be sent to the Charles River ARC, 59 East Militia Heights Rd., Needham, MA 02492 or SNCARC, 789 Clapboard Tree St., Westwood, MA 02090.
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