Anne Winter Grandpierre

ANNE WINTER GRANDPIERRE Anne Winter Grandpierre, 100, passed away December 13 at VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach. She was born in New York City on November 20, 1912, where she lived for over 50 years, and graduated from George Washington High School. She later lived in Yonkers, NY and moved to Vero Beach in 1987. She worked as a bookkeeper with NCR, US Industries, and Irongate/21 Brands in New York and the Westchester County Executive in Westchester, NY. Anne loved life: she was an avid gardener, she rode horses, played bridge and tennis, and raced sailboats with Kurt, her husband of 66 years, and both children on Long Island Sound, where they belonged to the Morris Yacht Club. She loved literature and art; she was a potter for over 40 years and studied ceramics in New York and at the Vero Beach Museum of Art. She was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach (UUFVB) and volunteered as Treasurer at her church in NYC and in Vero with the IRS to help the elderly with their tax returns. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Grandpierre and son-in-law, Donald Croteau of Vero Beach; her son Glenn Grandpierre in Lankawi, Malaysia; her granddaughter, Claire Grandpierre and great-granddaughter, Charlotte Soubirous, of New York City. She was predeceased by her husband, Kurt, in 2000; her grandson, Paul Grandpierre in 1991; and her sister Margaret Procino in 1997. Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled Veterans, the World Wildlife Fund and UUFVB. A memorial service will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach at 1590 27th Avenue, Vero Beach, on Sunday, January 20 at 3pm. Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, Vero Beach. An online guestbook is available at Paid Obituary

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1655 27th Street Vero Beach, FL 32960
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Published in the TC Palm on Dec. 30, 2012