Dummerston- Jean Helen Letterio-Anderson of Black Mountain Road died unexpectedly on Monday, January 1, 2018 at her home, she was 57 years old.
Jean was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on August 10, 1960, the daughter of John E. and Geraldine R. (Lombardi) Letterio, Jr. She was raised and educated in Watertown, Massachusetts and graduated from Watertown High School, Class of 1978.
She had been employed as a secretary for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Agency working out of the Hadley, Massachusetts office. She began her career with the agency starting work at the tender age of 16 and retired in 2013 following 35 years of faithful and devoted service.
Of her leisure time activities Jean loved the outdoors, camping, and trips to the beach. She was an avid reader with Stephen King being her favorite author. Jean held a deep love of dogs especially her beloved pets, Angus, Spirit and Jingle.
Jean was known to be somewhat of a shy person but will be remembered for her caring and warm heart and spirit of friendship
On April 6, 2003 in Massachusetts she was married to Charles A. Anderson, Jr. who predeceased her on March 14, 2013.
Survivors include three step-daughters, Jaime Behmke and her husband Gary of Beacon Falls, Connecticut, Stacy Lovern and her husband Jesse of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, and Corey Anderson of Beacon Falls, one aunt, Barbara Matarazzo of Suwanee, Georgia, a cousin, Ellen Matarazzo also of Suwanee and three grandchildren, Zoie, Cody and Maclain.
Additionally, she leaves a host of friends in the Brattleboro and Hadley area.
In keeping with Jean’s final wishes, there are no formal funeral services planned. She will be buried beside her husband in Wilder Cemetery on Rice Farm Road in Dummerston.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jean’s name may be made to, The Windham County Humane Society, P.O. Box 397, Brattleboro, Vermont 05302.