April 26, 2014
Karen A. Anderson, 63, of Pottsville, passed away Saturday at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.
Born in Greenbelt, Md., June 11, 1950, she was a daughter of the late Betty A. Zimmerman and Thomas W. Thomas.
She was the widow of Gary L. Anderson, who passed away June 13, 2011.
She was a 1968 graduate of Pottsville Area High School and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Pottsville.
She was employed in customer service at Boyer's Food Markets, Pottsville.
Karen is survived by four sons, Mike, husband of Samantha M., Pottsville, Dave, husband of Crystal, Saint Clair, William, husband of Tracy, Pottsville, and Charles R. Anderson, Pottsville.; four brothers, Garry, husband of the late Margaret Thomas, Landingville, Craig, husband of Laurie Thomas, Indiana, Kurt, husband of Barbara Thomas, Hanover, and Brian Thomas, Pottsville; five grandchildren, Traci Resnick, Mikaela Bender, Ciara Resnick, Kaleigh Resnick and Tymothy Anderson.
Friends are invited to visit with the Family from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hamilton funeral Home Inc., Orwigsburg. There will be a memorial service honoring Karen's life at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Guests are also invited to meet with the family from 9 a.m. until time of service. Interment will follow in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven. Karen's wishes were that in lieu of flowers, contributions be sent to the Hershey Medical Center Pet Therapy Program at the following address: Office of University Development, P.O. Box 852, M.C. A120, Hershey, PA 17033-0852. Please make check payable to Penn State University
, with Pet Therapy Fund in memo line.