ANDERSON, Janet C. 72, of Tampa, passed away of a dementia related illness Monday, July 29, 2013. She spent over 26 years as an Air Force wife, moving 13 times while living in Germany and numerous United States locations. Her lifetime interests included traveling, gardening and raising three children while her husband was deployed for a total of 9 years. After settling in Tampa in 1981, she loved attending University of Florida football games as a season ticket holder until dementia took its toll. Jan is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, John "Andy" R. Anderson; three children, Melody Harp-Townsend of Tampa, John "Rob" Anderson (Michelle) of Clermont, & Les Anderson (Angelina) of Clearwater; seven grandchildren, Taylor Townsend-Dabrowski (Danny), Zackery, Ezekiel, Julianna, Elijah, Nathanael & Emma Grace Anderson. A visitation will take place on Thursday, Aug. 1st, from 6-7 pm, followed by a funeral service at 7 pm, at the Blount & Curry Funeral Home Carrollwood Chapel, at 3207 West Bearss Ave., Tampa, FL 33618. Interment will take place 11 am, Friday, Aug. 2nd, at the Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The
or Hospice of Tampa. Online condolences expressed at: blountcurrycarrollwood.com.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 1, 2013