June J. Anderson age 92 of Waynesburg died Thursday, March 8, 2012 in the Golden Living Center at Waynesburg.
She was born March 19, 1919 at Canton, Ohio, a daughter of the late Robert M. and Kathryn Genet Jamison.
She was a 1941 graduate of Waynesburg College.
On June 6, 1943 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, she married Harry S. Anderson, who died December 6, 2010.
Mrs. Anderson was a retired teacher. She began teaching in Burgettstown, taught for 3 years at Clarksville, and retired from the Central Greene School District in 1979. She is most remembered for her many years as a first grade teacher in Waynesburg.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Waynesburg where she served as choir member, choir director and organist. Through her long career at the organ and piano, she played for hundreds of weddings, funerals community and college events.
Mrs. Anderson was an avid lover of music and the arts, flower gardening, birds and trees. She was happiest when surrounded by family and friends, and was always ready for coffee and conversation.
Surviving are two daughters, two daughters, Melodie Anderson-Smith and her husband James Smith of Fayetteville and Kristi Scott of Waynesburg; two grandchildren, Jodi Lynne Schwarzer and her husband Pascal Schwarzer of Jersey City, NJ, Nathan Todd Stewart and his wife Michelle Groenevelt of McCall, ID; two step-grandchildren, Jonathan Smith and his wife Felicia Pitek of Pittsburgh and Katie Smith of Pittsburgh; two great grandchildren, Vivien and Madeleine Schwarzer; a niece and several nephews.
Deceased are 2 sisters, Rhea C. and Ann G. Jamison; and a brother, Robert A. Jamison.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Behm Funeral Homes, Inc., 182 W. High Street, Waynesburg. Additional visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m., the hour of a celebration of life service on Friday, March 16, 2012 in the First Presbyterian Church, 169 West College St., Waynesburg, with Rev. William Sukolsky and Rev. David L. Barrett officiating. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Waynesburg. The family suggests in lieu of flowers memorial donations to the First Presbyterian Church of Waynesburg, Waynesburg University, or a favorite charity.