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Mary Elizabeth Anderson

Obituary for Mary Elizabeth Anderson

January 7, 2017
North Haven, Connecticut

Loving Wife, Mother, Sister, Grandmother and Great Grandmother


Mary Elizabeth Reynolds Anderson, 88 of North Haven died peacefully at her home on Saturday, January 7, 2017 with her daughter Cheryl her longtime caregiver, and her daughter Elaine by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Clinton Charles Anderson. Mary was born in Danby, Vermont on February 24, 1928, a daughter of the late Arthur and Alvina Wade Reynolds, and had resided in North Haven for the past forty five years. She is survived by two daughters, Elaine Marie Potanovich-Bostin and her husband Wayne of Wallingford, and Cheryl Lea Hotham and her fiancé James Tomkiewicz of Southington, one sister, Beverly (Ernest) Judd of Munnsville, NY, five grandchildren, Robert M. (Susan) Potanovich of Randolph, NJ, Jason M. (Mirela) Potanovich of Wappinger Falls, NY, Lea Ann (Kevin) Blanchard of Southington, Amy L. Mochel and her companion Richard Shirley of Warwick, RI, and Adam M. Hotham and his companion Felicia Hernadez of Groton, five great grandchildren, Gabriel Zamorano, Jr., Noah and Gracie Zamorano, Ryan Potanovich, and Kingsley Hotham, and many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by seven brothers and one sister.

Mary's family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary's name may be sent to St. Jude's Childrens' Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or online at



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