Sally Jane Anderson
Sally Jane Anderson (nee Sauder), joined the Lord’s choir of His herald angels already knowing the lyrics and music to His favorite hymns at her home in West Melbourne, Florida on Monday December 28, 2020 under the care of Hospice of Health First-Melbourne following a stroke in October. Sally was born on April 27, 1934 to parents Paul and Mary Bellard Sauder in Ravenna, Ohio. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Sue Ungemach (Donald). She is survived by her husband, Winston “Andy” Anderson, daughter Wendy Lou Epstein (Morey), son Gary Paul Anderson (Brenda Quidley), sister Barbara Jean Hungerford, grandchildren Corey and Anderson “Andy” White, Bess Epstein, and Seth and Olivia Ungemach, and many nieces, nephews. and cousins.
Sally and Andy met at Allegheny College and were married August 2, 1953 in Ravenna. After his graduation they were stationed at Ellington AFB in Houston and Otis AFB, Falmouth, MA. In September 1957 they settled in Willowick, OH before moving to Youngstown, OH in 1964, then to Melbourne, FL in 1974 to start a public accounting practice.
Her church was a large part of Sally’s life where she could always be found in a front row pew wherever they attended a service. She served as an Elder at Boulevard Presbyterian, Euclid, OH, Wickliffe Presbyterian, Youngstown, OH, and Eastminster Presbyterian, Indialantic, FL, where she also was Clerk of Session for several terms and a Stephen Leader and Director of Stephen Ministry for many years. She attended UPC General Assembly in Omaha in 1972 and was elected a Life member of Presbyterian Women, PCUSA in 2003.
She was an avid gardener, gifted crafter, and collector of seashells from years of vacations on the Florida Gulf coast from which she created many pieces of shell art she lovingly gifted to family and friends over the years.
A memorial service will be held at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 106 N. Riverside Dr, Indialantic, FL at 2:30PM on January 7. 2021 with interment of cremains in the church Memorial Garden following the service.
Brownlie, Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne, FL 32901 is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial gifts to Eastminster Stephen Ministry, 106 N. Riverside Dr, Indialantic, FL 32903 or Hospice of Health First, 1131 W. New Haven Ave. Ste. 102, West Melbourne, FL 32904 would be greatly appreciated.