Ethel M. Anderson, 81, of Dickson City, and formerly of Belleville, N.J., died Saturday morning at Abington Manor, Clarks Summit, after an illness. She was the widow of Russell R. Anderson, who died in 1988.
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Born Nov. 9, 1931, in Pittston, daughter of the late John H. and Jane Eustice McDonald, she was a graduate of Pittston High School. Before retirement, she was employed by Wallace & Tiernan Inc. of Belleville, N.J., as an instrument technician. Ethel was also co-owner and operator of the Prince Luncheonette and the Forest Hill Bottle Shop of Belleville for many years.
Surviving are two sisters, Thelma Cunard and Dolores Cunard, both of Dickson City; two brothers, Harold "Mac" McDonald, Pittston; and Richard McDonald, Scranton; a sister-in-law, Arlene Anderson, Duryea; nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Mildred Barletta, Agnes Granahan and Jane Frederickson; and her brother, Robert A. McDonald.
A memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in Green Ridge Assembly of God Church, 825 Green Ridge St., Scranton. Interment, private at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Green Ridge Assembly of God Church, 825 Green Ridge St., Scranton, PA 18509. Arrangements by the Howard J. Snowdon Funeral Home of Scranton. For online condolences, go to www.duffy andsnowdon.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 30, 2013