Jeanne Anthony
Burke-Fortin Funeral Home
76 Prospect Street
Rockville, CT
Jeanne (Charland) Anthony, of New Bern, North Carolina passed away unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

Born Feb. 18, 1935, in Hartford, daughter of the late Dorothy Reardon and Edward Cranick. Jeanne worked for the Hartford Insurance Company for 15 years before moving to North Carolina with her husband, Norman Anthony. Jeanne and Norm, founding members of the New Bern Yacht Club, spent many happy years boating and had fun times with other members. Jeanne was an avid walker to the very end. Her neighborhood walks were referred to as an institution. She enjoyed pet sitting and walking neighborhood dogs while being a member of Pals for Paws. She loved traveling, dancing and spending time with family and friends. Jeanne always had a ready smile that could brighten anyone's day! She will be truly missed by many.

She is predeceased by her devoted husband, Norman Anthony; and grandson, Raymond Charland Jr. Jeanne is survived by four beloved sons, Raymond Charland and his partner, Eileen of Somers, Rene Charland and his partner, Kathy Sole of Marlborough, Richard Charland of Middletown, and Robert Charland of Stafford Springs; and two stepsons, Steve Anthony of Simsbury, and Mark Anthony of Atlanta, Georgia. She also leaves behind her four grandchildren, Aileen Charland of Glastonbury, Shane Charland and wife, Yvett of Rapid City, South Dakota, Ryan Charland of Stafford Springs, and Megan Charland of Enfield; as well as five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She will also be missed by many wonderful and caring friends in New Bern.

Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 76 Prospect St., Rockville. A memorial prayer service will follow at noon at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation in her name to Pals for Paws, PO Box 14740 New Bern, NC 28561 or Dementia Society of America, 188 N. Main St. Doylestown, PA 18901.

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Published by Journal Inquirer from Sep. 23 to Sep. 27, 2021.
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