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Encarnacion Maria Anderson

November 8, 1928 June 25, 2018
Encarnacion Maria Anderson
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Ipswich - Encarnacion Maria (Barreras) Anderson 89, formerly of Wenham, beloved wife of the late William P. Anderson, died Monday, June 25, 2018 at the Residence at Riverbend in Ipswich.

Born in Camaguey, Cuba, she was the only child of the late Rogelio and Rufina (Ayrado) Barreras. She obtained a PhD in Math and Sciences from the University of Havana, immigrating to this country in 1957 and becoming a U.S citizen, settling in Schenectady, NY after securing a position as a statistician for the General Electric Company. It is there she met her husband, William Paul Anderson, both moved to the Lynn area and continued to work for GE where Maria was able to bring her own mother here from Cuba. She later worked as a teacher of math in the Lawrence Public School system after raising 5 children.

A resident of the Town of Wenham for over forty five years, Maria was an accomplished quilter and enjoyed pencil drawing. She was closely involved with the Church of St. Paul in Hamilton and grew a passion for antiques and had run an antique shop out of her home in Wenham for many years. Maria also enjoyed spending time with her family in Maine and Cape Cod. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend who will be missed by all who knew her.

Surviving her are three daughters, Carmen Younger of Haverhill, Anna Ventura of South Hamilton and Dolores Curley and her husband, Edmund of Ipswich, two sons, William C. Anderson of Cincinnati, OH and Victor Anderson of Leominster and eight grandchildren: Cullen, Eileen, Gillian, Daniel, Samantha, Stephanie, Shannon, and Brian.

Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Hope Parish, 1 Pineswamp Road, Ipswich, Friday, June 29, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly, Thursday from 4 - 7 p.m. Burial will be in the Wenham Cemetery. Contributions may be made in her memory to the Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923. Information, directions, condolences at .

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4:00 PM 6/28/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/28/2018 7:00:00 PM
Campbell Funeral Home

525 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Campbell Funeral Home
525 Cabot Street Beverly 01915 MA
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9:00 AM 6/29/2018 9:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Hope

1 Pineswamp Road
Ipswich, MA 01938

Our Lady of Hope
1 Pineswamp Road Ipswich 01938 MA

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Care Dimensions

75 Sylvan Street
Suite B-102
Danvers, MA 01923

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