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WAPPINGERS FALLS - Anna Weeks, 87, an area resident since 1952 and formerly of Ossining, died on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at her son's home following a long illness.
Born in Croton-on-Hudson on March 29, 1925, she was the daughter of Frank and Rose Anderson Herterick. She proudly served our country during World War II, as a member of the U.S. Army, and was employed for many years as an administrative assistant at St. Mary's School in Wappingers Falls.
Anna was an avid bowler, and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and especially spending time with family and friends at the Weeks' lake cabin in Webster, MA. She had been a den mother for the Cub Scouts and was a member of the New Hamburg Yacht Club Ladies Auxiliary.
Anna met her husband when they were both members of the VFW Drum Corps. On March 12, 1949 at the Asbury Methodist Church in Croton-on-Hudson, she married Robert E. Weeks who survives at home. She is also survived by her sons and their wives, Don and Janine Weeks of Hopewell Junction, and Glen A. Weeks and Sandra Michelsen of Lake Carmel; her granddaughters, Julia Weeks of Fishkill and Lauren Brooks and husband Steven of Montevallo, AL; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Dorothy Caterino, Rose Martin and Marion McCafferty.
Private interment services with military honors will be held at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., Hopewell Junction.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the McClelland Home for Adults for taking such loving care of Anna during the period she resided there. Memorial donations may be made to the McClelland's Home for Adults, PO Box 308, Beacon, NY 12508.
For online condolences and memorial donations, please visit Anna's Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, 2012