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Agnes M. Anderson

Obituary for Agnes M. Anderson

August 12, 1923 - September 16, 2017
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania | Age 94

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Agnes M. Anderson, of Blue Bell and formerly of Philadelphia, passed away into God's loving care on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Meadows at Shannondell surrounded by her family. She was 94 years old. Agnes was born on August 12, 1923 to the late Adam and Letitia (nee Schisler) Anderson. She was a graduate of the Kensington High School for Girls and then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1943 and received her honorable discharge in 1945. After serving in the Marine Corps during WWII, she attended Temple University and earned her Bachelor's Degree in Business and then worked for the Bell Telephone Company in a career that lasted almost 40 years. Agnes loved traveling to the casinos in Atlantic City, spending time at her house in Sea Isle City, and was also very active in the Women's Marine Association, as well as the Bell Telephone Pioneers, Liberty Bell Chapter #6 where she served as President. She also loved to sew, knit and crochet.

Agnes is survived by her brother, William Anderson as well as her sister, Rose Benson (Albert) along with many nieces and nephews as well as many great nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by nine of her siblings.

Relatives and friends are invited to Agnes's Life Celebration on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 10:00-10:50 a.m. at Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 200 West Germantown Pike, 19401 followed by her funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Chelten Hills Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Agnes's name may be made to Autism Speaks at www.autismspeaks.org/donate. Family services are entrusted under the care of Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton. 610-277-7000.

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