Gwendolyn "Gwen" Chandler, 78, of Oneonta, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2012 at the Wilson Hospital in Johnson City.
Gwen was born on September 21, 1933 in Brooklyn, the daughter of the late Ralph and Beatrice (Nicholson) Anderson.
Gwen worked as a nurse at the Oneonta Nursing Home, prior to that, she worked for Singer Sewing where she taught sewing. She loved her Siamese cats and enjoyed sewing.
Gwen is survived by her daughters, Cindy Chandler of Oneonta and her companion, Matthew Rittlinger and his daughter, Bryanna and Tammy Bear of South New Berlin
She is also survived by her special friend, Montie Hill of Oneonta and her sister-in-law, Irene Andersen of Florida and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her brother, Robert Andersen and his wife, Martha, Herbert Andersen and his wife Jean and William Andersen.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand Street, Oneonta. Interment will be in the spring in the Glenwood Cemetery, Oneonta.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 pm on Friday, January 20, 2012 at the funeral home at which time the family will be in attendance
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pindars Corners Fire Department, PO Box 9, West Davenport, NY 13860.
Arrangements under the direction of Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta, NY.