Anna Purdy

Pleasant Valley, New York

1919 - 2020 (Age 100)


Pleasant Valley, New York


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Anna Purdy

PLEASANT VALLEY - Anna L. Purdy, 100, of Pleasant Valley, died on Friday, January 3, 2020 at The Pines Nursing Home, Poughkeepsie.

Mrs. Purdy was born in Poughkeepsie on January 19, 1919, the daughter of Cecelia F. and Frederick J. Wirsch.

On July 2, 1939 in Kinderhook, Anna married the love of her life Edward A. Purdy, who predeceased her. They were married for 66 years.

Mrs. Purdy worked as a church secretary at the Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Church for many years and also for a local auction hall. She was an avid needleworker and loved spending time on their boat on the Hudson River.

Survivors are her 3 children; Joyce Brower of Pleasant Valley, Ida Mikula(Mike) of Pleasant Valley and son Edward A. Purdy(Carole) of Lexington, OK; 11 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter Virginia Lucas.

Per her wishes, there will be no funeral service and burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to the Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 664, Pleasant Valley, NY 12569.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Allen Funeral Home, Pleasant Valley.

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Aunt Anna just find out you passed away,I am heart broken I will miss the phone calls.May you rest in peace my husband joined you in heaven on Jan.14th.I will miss you love Debbie.

Joyce. I am so sorry to hear about your mother. Please extend my condolences to the rest of your family.
Dina Gleeson