Bonnie Roth- Anderson
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Bonnie Roth-Anderson (nee Newhart), 78, a resident of Severna Park, passed away suddenly on February 17, 2015, at her home. She was born on January 26, 1937 in Northampton, PA, where she was raised, and graduated from Northampton High School in 1955. She previously lived in Glen Burnie, before residing in Severna Park. Bonnie was a freelance artist and taught Portrait Art at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. She enjoyed gardening, crafts, and feeding/watching birds. She loved her job as an artist and had a true passion for the arts. Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Anderson, who passed away February 27, 1993. She is survived by her son, Scott Roth; her daughters, Robin Hays and Lynn Tarango; and two grandchildren, Bryan Hays and Laura Tarango. Family and friends may visit on Sunday, February 22, 2015 from 1:00 pm -2:00 pm at Barranco & Sons, P.A. Severna Park Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Hwy, in Severna Park, with a Memorial Service to begin at 2:00 pm, after the visitation. Interment will be private. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

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Published in The Capital Gazette on Feb. 20, 2015.
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March 18, 2015
I was fortunate to be employed by Bonnie as a model for her portrait classes @ Md. Hall. She had a unique , humorous approach to teaching & critique ,gentle yet incisive . I always looked forward to learning in h,er class & shall miss her greatly . A truly gracious & kind person .
Eric Roberge
March 18, 2015
Bonnie employed me as a portrait model for her classes @ Md. Hall on numerous occasions . I always looked forward to her class ,she had a unique approach ,gentle yet incisive way of critiquing & teaching. She was a wonderful ,kind person & I shall mis her greatly . Eric Roberge Annapolis.
Eric Roberge
February 24, 2015
Thank you to Bonnie's family, friends, and to my fellow artists who made her memorial service a most touching and heartfelt reminiscence..
She will be remembered with gratitude and love.
Barbara King
February 21, 2015
So sad to learn of Bonnie's passing. Took Painting the Head in oil and pastel under her gifted guidance, for many years, enjoying thoroughly her expertize.
Marleen Cunningham
February 20, 2015
Bonnie was my teacher and dear friend. We painted with other friends at my summer home in R.I. She and I painted the same scene shown here. What a wonderful day to treasure! I will miss your joyful nature and encouragement..
Janice Antinucci
February 20, 2015
Bonnie was a wonderful friend and great teacher mentor. always thankful to her for introduction into wonderful world of art. Good bye my friend you will be greatly missed and the world less rich.
betsey nelson
February 20, 2015
I enjoyed six years in Bonnie's portraiture class.
she was revered by her students and treated with great respect. she taught us the very basics of her skill.She let us all be Birds singing our song in the Forest of beauty! I was very lucky to have known her and the gift of painting will never be left behind
thank You Bonnie
Mary Vollono
February 20, 2015
Bonnie, as a next-door neighbor in the resident artists' studios at Maryland Hall, was always a bright star in every day in every way. She will be greatly missed.
Laura Higgins Palmer
February 20, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss.

She was a very talented artist and a great teacher! I won't forget her.

Bobbi Mone (former student)
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