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.