Leona M. "Lee" Anderson, 81, of 65 Brookside Estates, Jamestown, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, in WCA Hospital.
A lifelong area resident, she was born Nov. 9, 1931, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Stanley and Frances Anderson Christenson.
She was a retired employee of the T. James Clark Box and Label Corporation, where she worked for 20 years and was a member of the Thule Lodge 127 VASA Order of America and the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club.
She will be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother, who loved spending time in her garden and going to craft shows with her family and friends.
Surviving are her husband, Edwin O. Anderson, whom she married Nov. 6, 1948; a daughter, Brenda L. Kelly; two sons: Bruce E. (Cheryl) Anderson and Bradley A. Anderson, all of Jamestown; two grandsons: Shane Anderson and Bradley Anderson, both of Jamestown; four great grandchildren; and a brother, Stanley "Chick" (Jackie) Christenson of Jamestown.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Gale Christenson.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Visitation will not be observed.
Inurnment will be in the Lake View Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of "Lee" at www.lindfuneralhome.com.