Teresa J. Anderson

Teresa J. Anderson

Teresa J. Anderson, 96, of 1410 Peck Settlement Road, Stillwater, passed away Monday (Sept. 9, 2019) at her home.

She was born Aug. 8, 1923, in Corning, N.Y., the daughter of Armen and Edna McChesney Telian.

Teresa was a graduate of Corning Free Academy and 1944 graduate of WCA Hospital School of Nursing. Before her marriage to Richard Anderson Sr. on Dec. 24, 1949, she had been employed at WCA Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

She had a keen interlectt and a sharp sense of humor and loved a good political debate. Teresa was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She was a member of the Stillwater United Methodist Church, where she was past president of the Sacajawea class and had acted as trustee treasurer. She was a former member of the pastor parish committee and the administrative council and had attended Zion Covenant Church, where she enjoyed the Bible study group. She served on the Chautauqua County Republican Committee, past president of Chautauqua County Republican Women and the Lincoln P.T.A., where she was life member. Teresa was former State Committee Woman 149 A.D. Delegate to 1982 Governors Convention. She was a life member of the Marvin House, where she was past president of the governing board and served as trustee. She was also a member of AARP, the Fenton Historical Society and Lakewood Rod & Gun.

Teresa J. Anderson

Teresa is survived by two sons: Don E. Anderson (Bonnie) and Kevin S. (Nancy) Anderson of Kiantone; her grandchildren: Heidi (Cory) Weaver of Lancaster, Pa., Eric (Ashley) Anderson of Kiantone, Molly E. Anderson, Emma J. Anderson and Sadie A. Anderson; five great-grandchildren: Matteo Sampson, Brooklyn Sampson and Reghan Sampson of Lancaster, Pa., Cire Anderson and Riley Anderson of Kiantone; a brother, Gary Telian of Lake Waneta, N.Y.; and a sister, Mary Tuthill of Cortland, NY.

She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Anderson Sr.; a son, Richard Anderson Jr.; and four brothers: Harry, Vartan, Milan and Levon Telian.

The funeral will be held at 1 p..m. Friday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care or The Marvin House.

Condolences may be sent to Teresa’s family at petersonfh.net.