Irene M. Anderson(1935 - 2012)

Irene M. Anderson, 77, of Ft. Myers Beach, FL died unexpectedly on December 26, 2012.

Irene was born in the Bronx, NY on April 28, 1935 to Louis and Enis Briganti.

She majored in Journalism at NYU.

After her marriage in 1957 to Robert W. Anderson, she lived in Somers NY, raised two sons, and became involved in the community.

For many years she was a Journalist and Columnist for the North County News in Somers.

Irene and Bob retired to Ft. Myers FL and the Hideout, Lake Ariel PA.

Enthusiastic travelers, they spent much of their time in their motor home exploring the country.

Irene was predeceased in 2008 by her husband Bob, and is survived by Reid, Gail and granddaughter Mercedes Anderson of Tampa FL, and Ross and Bonnie Anderson of Englewood FL.

Irene was a devoted animal lover, with a soft spot for dogs.

The family would appreciate it if donations were made in Irene's name to The Dessin SPCA, 138 Miller Drive, Honesdale, PA 18431, Tel. (570) 253-4037.

Published in Wayne Independent on Jan. 5, 2013