Ethel Mae (Hemphill) Anderson

August 27, 1929 ~ June 23, 2019 (age 89)

Ethel Mae “Eff” Hemphill Anderson

Formerly of West Deer Township, PA

Ethel Mae “Eff” Hemphill Anderson, 89, formerly of West Deer Township, died on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Concordia of Fox Chapel, Cheswick, PA.  Ethel was born on Tuesday, August 27, 1929 in Spruce Pine, NC to the late Henry and Ethel Brown Hemphill.  She spent most of her life in West Deer Township.  She was a 1947 graduate of Tarentum High School.  Eff enjoyed flower gardening, cooking,  going to bible study with her friends, staying in touch with her classmates, and especially loved to be around her family.   

She is survived by her children:  David Glenn (Kathryn) Anderson of Fawn Township, PA, Mark L. (Barbara) Anderson of West Deer Township, PA, Jan (Jan E.) Miller of Buffalo Township, PA and Scott W. Anderson of Matthews, NC; 6 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren and 2 brothers: Doak (Barbara) Hemphill of Natrona Heights, PA and Robert Hemphill of New Jersey.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Glenn F. Anderson (April 11, 1995); and her siblings: Elender, Joseph, Art, Laura, Juanita and Grace.

Family and Friends are invited from 2 – 4 PM and 6 -8 PM on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the ROBERT PETERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1521 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights, where a service will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Jack Hartman, officiating. A private burial will follow at Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights, PA.  For online condolences please visit us at

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