|Birth: ||Jun. 1, 1928|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 26, 2011|
Doris K. Anderson, 82, of Charlottesville, formerly of Syracuse, New York, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on June 1, 1928, in Bronx, New York, the daughter of the late Karl Friedrich Kaufmann and Antonia Maria Reisemann. Also predeceasing her was her husband, Robert C. Anderson; and her stepbrother, Henry Grimsman.
Doris spent many years as an administrative assistant at Bristol Myers Squibb and following that, at Carrols Corporation. She enjoyed doing volunteer work at WCNY/PBS in Syracuse, New York, the American Heart Association and at Hospice of CNY in Liverpool, New York. In her spare time, she loved to quilt. Doris belonged to the Plank Road Quilt Guild in Cicero, New York. In addition to quilting, she also enjoyed reading, sewing, knitting and other crafts.
Doris is survived by her daughter, Barbara Ringers and her husband, Dirk, of Charlottesville; her stepdaughter, Margaret Barone and her husband, Martin, of Bernards Bay, New York; a stepson, Robert Anderson of Syracuse, New York; her half-sisters, Valerie Greenberg and her husband, Robert, of Portland, Maine, and Jacqueline Gray of Raleigh, North Carolina; as well as her stepsister, Caroline Baisch of Valhalla, New York; and six grandchildren, Matthew Barone of North Smithfield, Rhode Island, Amy Phillips, Tania Anderson and Robert Anderson of Syracuse, New York, and Kyle and Brian Ringers of Charlottesville. Doris has seven great grandchildren, Marek and Lucie Barone-Benoit, Scarlett, Chetwhyn and Divina Phillips, Eliza Anderson and Raymond Anderson. She is also survived by a step niece and several step nephews.
Doris's family especially thanks Gentle Shepherd Hospice for their loving care, with particular thanks to Kim Eckenroth, Dr. Aval Green, and the many people at Our Lady of Peace who cared so kindly for her. The family also thanks, in Syracuse, Dr. Savici, Mary Ellen Apellaniz, Dr. Swankar and Linda Fingar, who provided her with loving support and medical care over the years.
Services were private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gentle Shepherd Hospice, 6045 Peter's Creek Road, Roanoke, VA 24019 or to the Plank Road Quilt Guild, P.O. Box 1579, Cicero, NY 13039 or to Hospice of CNY, 990 Seventh North Street, Liverpool, NY 13088.
Published in the Daily Progress from April 28 to May 1, 2011
Created by: Andie Parrish
Record added: May 01, 2011
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