Myrtle E. (McAfee) Anderson, 89, of Pottstown, wife of the late Vaughn R. Anderson, passed away on Tuesday at Parkhouse Providences Pointe nursing home.
Born in East Nantmeal, Chester Co., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Carrie (Eyrich) McAfee.
Myrtle was a former member of Trinity Reformed Church in Pottstown, the women’s auxiliary for the Frontier Archery Club and the Christian Women’s Association of Pottstown. She worked for ICI Americas, Inc in Valley Forge as an electronic assembler for 18 years and the former Philco in Spring City for 6 years.
Surviving is her daughter Gale L. Coughlin, wife of James, of Kitty Hawk, NC, son Gary W. Anderson, husband of Elyne, of Boca Raton, FL; grandchildren Lisa Mertz, Nadine Pence, Jennifer Cales, Matthew Anderson, and Debbie Eaton; and 10 great grandchildren. Along with her husband and parents, she is predeceased by her sisters Martha, Mary, Hazel, and Alice and her brothers Clair, Mike and Ed.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, 10:30AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown with Rev. Terry Highland officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday from 9:30AM to 10:15AM at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made in Myrtle’s name to Hospice VNA Pottstown & Vicinity, 1963 E. High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464