NEW FLORENCE — ANDERSON – Doris (Hysong), 91, New Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Sunrise of Abington, Abington. Born Oct. 24, 1922, at 112 Chestnut St., New Florence, daughter of the late James and Helen “Lucinda” (Liggett) Hysong. Doris graduated valedictorian from New Florence High School, 1940, received a B.S. from Indiana State Teacher’s College, 1944, and later a M.S. in geography from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1970. Her career included teaching five years of high school chemistry in Phillipsburg, one year of kindergarten at New Florence Elementary in 1964 to 1965 and 20 years at the Marker Building in Ligonier teaching seventh grade geography and then life science until she retired in 1985. Doris was a talented educator, seamstress, artist and musician. She was a lifelong member of New Florence Presbyterian Church and sang in the choir for many years. In earlier years, she served as president of the Fairfield Elementary PTA. After retirement, she was a deacon in her church and played piano and taught an adult Sunday school class, was involved with fundraising for New Florence Library, volunteered at food bank and served on the 1980 high school reunion committee. She participated in groups involved in china painting, doll making, quilting, card club and the local “Scalawags!” She was devoted to her family and hosted many celebrations both in Rachelwood and her home in New Florence. She was a three-time cancer survivor. Her life was a testament to resilience, dedication and hard work. She was well-loved and respected by her family and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, Leverne, whom she married Aug. 26, 1950. Also predeceased by sister, Helen; brother, James; and sisters, Inez and Marjorie. Survivors include two sons, David, and wife, Sarah Anderson, Rockville, Md., and Barry, and wife, Debora, Kailua, Hawaii; daughter, Janine, and husband, Larry, Philadelphia; brother, Donald, and wife, Elizabeth, Johnstown; her 11 grandchildren, Nathan, Beaumont, Calif.; Casey, and wife, Nicole, Casper, Wyo.; Kelly, and husband, Eric, Louisville, Colo.; Benjamin, and wife, Pamela, Petaluma, Calif.; David, and wife, Kristen, Washington, D.C.; Michael, and wife, Anna, Frederick, Md.; Abigail, Denver, Colo.; Sharon, Rockville, Md.; Chelsea, Sun Luis Obispo, Calif.; Rebecca, Rockville, Md.; and Mitchell, Kailua, Hawaii; seven great-grandchildren; and 18 nieces and nephews as well as cousins. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier St., New Florence, Pa. 15944, with procession to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 117 Chestnut St., New Florence, for service at 1 p.m., the Rev. Barry Young, officiating, with Craig Shakarji, assisting. Special thanks to church family and friends who have remembered and supported Doris through her 10-year battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Memorial donations suggested to New Florence Community Library, 122 Ligonier St., New Florence, Pa. 19444. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com.
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