Joan A. Anderson

MERRIMACK - Joan "Joanne" Ann Anderson, 67, died Oct. 30, 2011, at home.

She was born on Dec. 22, 1943, in Darby, Pa., the daughter of Evan and Cecelia (Keenan) Morris.

She enjoyed reading and gardening and loved St. Bernards, especially her dogs, Duffy and Chloe.

Joanne is survived by her husband of 46 years, Steven "Steve" Anderson; a daughter, Cecelia E. Anderson; a son, Steven and his wife Cheryl Anderson, all of Merrimack; three brothers, Richard Morris, David Morris, both of Pennsylvania; and a brother, Thomas Morris of Delaware. In addition to her parents, Joanne was predeceased by three brothers.


SERVICES: A calling hour will be held Saturday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. at Rivet Funeral Home & Crematorium, 425 Daniel Webster Highway, in Merrimack. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m., also at the funeral home. Fr. Aggie Jean from St. John Neumann Parish, Merrimack, will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to , P.O. Box 2496, Manchester Center, Vt. 05225.

For more information, go to

Funeral Home

George R. Rivet Funeral Home
425 D.W. Highway P.O. Box 86 Merrimack, NH 03054
(603) 424-5530

Published in Union Leader on Nov. 3, 2011