Janet T. Anderson
Janet T. Anderson
  • March 21, 1935 - December 3, 2017
  • Madison, Connecticut

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Janet T. Anderson, 82, of Madison, beloved wife of the late Arthur Peter (Pete) Anderson, Jr., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday December 3, 2017 at Yale New Haven Hospital surrounded by her family. Born on February 22, 1935 in Lawrence, MA, she was the daughter of Gordon M. and Louise L. Thompson.

Jan and Pete were married for 44 years before his passing in 2002. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in biology from Mount Holyoke College and later her Master's Degree in Education from Southern CT State College in New Haven. Jan was a teacher at Deep River Elementary School for 34 years before her retirement. She was an active member at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Madison and sang in the choir. Jan was an animal lover, birder and an avid gardener. She and Peter traveled the world together. Most of all, she cherished time spent with family.

She is survived by her two children, Bruce Anderson and his girlfriend Laura of Dexter, MI and Dr. Kristen Huber and her husband Billy of Omaha, NE; Six grandchildren, Erica (Eric), Kelly (Shane) Mark (Sara), Joshua (Angela), Bryan (Alexa) and Luke; five great grandchildren, Everest and Eston, Mason and Michael and Renee. She is also survived by a sister, Gail (Robert) Hesse of Centerville, MA and three nephews.

A memorial service is planned for the spring at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 232 Durham Rd. Madison, CT.