Natalie Anderson, 94, Bristol
Natalie Louise (Hanson) Anderson, 94, of Bristol, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at Silver Creek Manor in Bristol. She was the wife of the late Robert Earl Anderson and sister of the late Virginia (Hanson) Bell.
A graduate East Providence High School, Mrs. Anderson was born in Providence, daughter of the late Oscar Leroy Hanson and the late Katherine Louise (Miller) Hanson. She lived in Warren for 58 years before moving to North Farm Condominiums in Bristol in 2001. She worked in the office of The Grinnell Company in Providence for many years, and later worked in the office of American Tourister Luggage in Warren for 15 years, retiring in 1987. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Warren for nearly 70 years, teaching Sunday School, singing in the choir and actively participating in several committees throughout many of those years. Natalie was also a member of the Kickemuit Grange #24 of Warren, the Rhode Island State Grange and the National Grange.
She leaves her two sons, Paul S. Anderson of Tiverton and Robert B. Anderson of Seekonk; their wives; a grandson, Scott T. Anderson of Seekonk, his wife and two children, several cousins, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at the Warren Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, followed by a reception in the church basement and a private burial ceremony at the Anderson Family Plot in the North Burial Ground in Bristol. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 27 Church St., Warren, RI 02885.