Anselm "Ann" de Lande, 78, died January 17, 2013, with her family by her side, in Citrus Hills, Florida. She battled with prolonged illnesses. She leaves behind her beloved husband of 57 years, Alvin. Ann will forever be remembered by her five children, Gaston & his wife Yudy, Lita & her partner Eric, Marcia & her husband Benjamin, Merle & her husband George, & Sherwin. She also leaves behind 17 grandkids, & four great-grandkids, along with countless friends, and family who were blessed to have known her.
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Ann was born on April 21, 1934, in Trinidad & Tobago, to her late parents John, & Lucy de Gale; she was 1 of 13 children. She was married in May 1955, at Santa Rosa church in Arima, Trinidad.
Ann loved cooking, sewing, singing, doing crossword puzzles & was devoted to her lord & savior. Ann was known mostly for her generosity, and for being a loving mother. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory, 501 W. Main St., Inverness, Florida 34450.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Jan. 19, 2013