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Anne M. Townsend

Berne - Anne M. Townsend, 94, died on Monday, August 2, 2010 at St Peter's Hospice Inn. She was born on April 2, 1916 in North Adams, MA, to the late Robert and Virginia Williams. She moved to Berne in 1940 where she resided for the rest of her life. She worked as a cook at the Cate Marcey Nursing Home until it closed and then went to cook at the Rennselaerville Institute of Man and Science. Anne enjoyed being a homemaker. She is survived by a daughter Ruth; a son Charles and her brother Robert Nichols. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Anne is predeceased by her husband of 58 years Clinton Townsend and her daughter Arleen. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2010 at 9:30 AM at Woodlawn Cemetery, Berne. Friends may call Wednesday, August 4, 2010 from 4 PM to 7 PM at the Fredendall Funeral Home, Altamont.


Because of Anne's (Mom's) love and kindness, I didn't feel like an "Orphan" 'cause after loosing Mom and then Dad, and Linda she was there to listen and care. I love her dearly and will miss her.

Linda Klein Aug 6 2010 12:00 AM

We're so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Linda & Gene Loparco Aug 4 2010 12:00 AM

Man, where do I start with my memories of you Grandma? I know that I will miss the holidays with you that's for sure. I love you, and will always. You were the BEST mother my mom could have ever hoped for. Mom is hurting so badly right now but she will be ok, I promise you that. I miss you Grandma, I won't ever let your memory fade, I will keep you alive in me and my kids forever. Goodbye for now Gram.

Heather Bier Aug 4 2010 12:00 AM

Grandma will be greatly missed, I love you and will miss you

jennifer Aug 3 2010 12:00 AM