Anita M. Lear (1923 - 2013)

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Anita M. Lear
Evansville, Ind.
Anita M. (Wilhite) Lear, 90, of Evansville, passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at St. Mary's Medical Center.
Mrs. Lear had worked for Whirlpool for 29 years where she was the manager of the commissary before retiring. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, VFW Post #1114 Ladies Auxiliary and in recent years had attended Good Shepherd Catholic Church.
Surviving Anita are a brother, Ralph Wilhite, of Ft. Myers, Fla.; a granddaughter, Jill (Steve) Plough; two great-grandchildren, Madelyn and Malea Plough; son-in-law, Ron Head, of Evansville and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Lear was preceded in death by her husband, James Lear, in 1987; her daughter, Shirley Head in June of 2013 and her good friend, Roman "Larry" Spiringer.
A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Rev. Kenneth Herr officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family from 4 until 7 p.m. on Friday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street. Friends may also visit with the family from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday at St. Boniface Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Boniface Catholic Church, 418 N. Wabash Ave, Evansville, IN 47712.
Condolences may be made online at

Funeral Home
Pierre Funeral Home
2601 West Franklin Street  Evansville, IN 47712
(812) 423-6471
Funeral Home Details
Published in Courier Press on Sept. 19, 2013
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