Susan E. Anderson

Susan Elizabeth Anderson, of Wilmington died Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Anderson was born the daughter of the late John L. Leonard and Helen (Johnson) Leonard May 7, 1940 in Warren, P.A. She was preceded in death by her Parents, a Sister, Patricia Espersen, and a brother, Jerome J. Leonard and nephew Kevin Espersen.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, John R. (Dutch) Anderson; her children, Kristine Ashwood, Deborah Williams, John E. Anderson, and Katherine Myhand; and her Grandchildren, Amanda Anderson, Christopher Williams, Natalie Williams, Joeseph Williams, and Mason Myhand; and Nieces and Nephews, Jason Leonard, Steven Leonard, Mark Espersen, Karen Brown, Vincent Espersen, and Susie Espersen; and lifelong friend Lynne Sposito.

Susan loved and supported her family above all, passionately enjoyed the beach, music, and the Steelers. The family wishes to thank the staff, especially the nurses, of the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Hospital for their compassionate care. The family will hold a private service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Diabetes Association and the Children’s Leukemia Research Association.

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