Lois J. Anderson
1927 ∼ 2019
Lois J. (Reed) Anderson, 92, of Bridgewater died peacefully on April 1.
Lois was the youngest of thirteen (her favorite number) children of the late Walter and Lucy (Chase) Reed. She grew up in Fall River and would settle in Bridgewater in her early 20’s where she raised her children. Lois married the late Walter R. Anderson in 1952 and the two were married for 49 years. Lois was a dedicated stay at home mother but she also enjoyed helping run the family vegetable stand on Pine St. Being the baby of thirteen brothers and sisters, she loved getting her family together, often times at her house and always with plenty of food. Her Sunday “dinners” were casual outdoor picnics where everyone brought a dish, the siblings could catch up and play music, and the cousins could play. In her younger years she was a gifted musician who played the piano and guitar and loved taking the kids for car rides for ice cream or to New Hampshire. Once the children were big enough she worked for Component Manufacturing and later for Texas Instruments.
She had an affection for motorcycles however she was known around town for being on her red and silver moped. She was not afraid, often times she would drive to Raynham or Middleborough on it for visits, bringing much amazement to her family, friends, and other drivers. Lois had a tremendous heart, she never had lots of money or many material things however she always found a way to help others in need.
Lois was the loving wife of the late Walter R. Anderson and beloved mother of Lucy E. (Davis) Morse of Bridgewater, Mark W. Anderson of Bridgewater, and the late Stephen A. Davis and the late Jill I. Anderson. Proud “Gram” of Eric and Sara Gunnison of Middleborough, Stephen Anderson and his life partner Emily West of Bridgewater. “Great Gram” of Devon Gunnison and also survived by many other loving relatives.
All services will be held privately.