Dorothy H. (Phillips) Anderson, 90, died April 1 at the Buckley Healthcare Center in Greenfield. Dorothy was born in Greenfield on April 20, 1930, the daughter of Harold Wright and Olive (Hull) Phillips. She attended Greenfield schools, graduating in 1948. She lived in Greenfield for many years, moving to Bernardston Country Estates in 1988. She has been a resident of Buckley Healthcare Center for the last few years.
Dorothy graduated from Emerson Hospital Nursing School as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She worked at Franklin Medical Center on the Pediatric floor for many years, retiring in 1993. After retirement came back to volunteer at the hospital.
Dorothy enjoyed cross stitching and reading. She and her sister, Marge Cahill, enjoyed travelling together. They enjoyed many cruises together. They also travelled to England and Scotland. They enjoyed many bus trips to shows in New York and all along the east coast.
She was a long time member of Second Congregational Church in Greenfield. She assisted in many events at the church.
Among her survivors, Dorothy leaves a daughter, Susan Nowak (Jay) of Severna Park, MD; two grandsons, Joshua Nowak of Columbia, MD and Jeremy Nowak of Edmonds WA. She leaves 2 sisters, Ruth Roth of Northampton, MA and Marge Cahill of Greenfield MA. Two brothers Arthur and Harold Jr, predeceased her. She also leaves several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday 4/6 at 1pm at the Kostanski Funeral Home, 220 Federal Street, Greenfield. Burial will follow at Green River Cemetery in Greenfield.
A calling hour will be held from 12noon until the time of the service at the funeral home.
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