HARTFORD, CT – Anne Elizabeth Andrus, 68, of Garfield Drive, a former resident of Ledgewood Heights and longtime resident of southern Vermont, died the afternoon of Saturday, December 31, 2022 at Hartford Hospital following a brief period of declining health.
Anne was born in Bennington, VT, on July 29, 1954, the daughter of Leon M. and Marjorie C. (Ware) Andrus. She was raised and educated in Vernon, VT, and was a graduate of Brattleboro, VT, Union High School, class of 1973.
Anne worked for several years at Mary Meyer Toy Company in Townshend, VT, and previously had been employed at a car dealership in Greenfield, MA.
Anne enjoyed shopping, crafts, and taking day trips in the tri-state area and had a deep interest in genealogy. With her mother, she visited area cemeteries and town clerks’ offices, tracing her family’s history.
Anne was known for her pleasant and friendly personality and after becoming disabled, committed several years of her life in helping to take care of her elderly mother with whom she made her home.
Survivors include a step-brother, Roland Andrus; and three stepsisters, Mary Rock, Janet Fleming, and Alberta Wenzel. Additionally, she leaves several nieces, nephews, cousins, and second cousins.
A memorial service in celebration of her life will be conducted Saturday, January 14, starting at 11 am at West Brattleboro Baptist Church on Western Avenue with Pastor Steve McClelland officiating. A reception will follow the services. Burial in the Ware family lot in Riverview Cemetery in Wilmington, VT, will take place in the springtime, where Anne will be laid to rest next to her mother.
Memorial contributions in Anne’s name may be made to Rescue Inc., PO Box 593, Brattleboro, VT 05302.
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