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 Lavina May “Mae” <I>Elkin</I> Anderson

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Lavina May “Mae” Elkin Anderson

  • Birth 16 Feb 1911 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 9 Dec 1999 Melbourne, Brevard County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Cocoa, Brevard County, Florida, USA
  • Plot section Memories 4w
  • Memorial ID 53164138

Mae's father, Harry Clark Elkin (1879-1913), died when she was three and she was raised by Foster Parents Robert Adams (memorial #11603559) and Elmina 'Barrett' Adams (memorial #11603671) in Smicksburg, PA where she attended "The Loop" school.
Mae married William R. Anderson on March 14, 1929, and had three children, Doris R.(Anderson)McGeary, Mary Louise (Anderson) Carnahan and Robert F. Anderson.
During her 70 year marriage, she was a wonderful, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was active in Church and community in both Cheswick, PA and Cocoa, Florida. In addition, Mae had worked at the Pittsburgh Field Club for many years and was loved and frequently praised by the members there.
Mae had a terrific sense of humor and told captivating stories. She had youthful mobility even in the last years of her life, impressing her grandchildren with agility tricks to get that smile she loved. She always placed the needs of others over her own and was an absolute joy to be around.

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  • Maintained by: McGeary Family
  • Originally Created by: Sandra Simon-McCarron
  • Added: 2 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53164138
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lavina May “Mae” Elkin Anderson (16 Feb 1911–9 Dec 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53164138, citing Brevard Memorial Park, Cocoa, Brevard County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by McGeary Family (contributor 47780234) .