Jan. 26, 2013
Ethel M. Anderson, 81, of Dickson City and formerly of Belleville, N.J., died Saturday morning at Abington Manor in Clarks Summit following an illness.
Born Nov. 9, 1931 in Pittston, she was a daughter of the late John H. and Jane (Eustice) McDonald. She was the widow of Russell R. Anderson, who died in 1988.
She was a graduate of Pittston High School. Prior to her retirement she was employed by Wallace & Tiernan Inc. of Belleville 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.
She was preceded in death by sisters, Mildred Barletta, Agnes Granahan and Jane Frederickson, and brother Robert A. McDonald.
Surviving are two sisters, Thelma Cunard and Dolores Cunard, both of Dickson City; two brothers, Harold "Mac" McDonald, Pittston and Richard McDonald, Scranton; one sister-in-law, Arlene Anderson, Duryea; nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Green Ridge Assembly of God Church, 825 Green Ridge St., Scranton. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Howard J. Snowdon Funeral Home of Scranton.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Green Ridge Assembly of God Church, 825 Green Ridge St., Scranton, PA 18509.
For online condolences, go to www.duffyandsnowdon.com.