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Shirley Anderson

Shirley J. Anderson, age 90, lifelong Riverside resident, retired Chicago Public Schools Teacher for over 40 years at Kinzie School, Linnae School, Reilly School and Emmett School. Shirley also served as a Trustee for the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund, was a graduate of the Chicago Teachers College and received her Master’s Degree at Loyola University. Loving mother of Starr (late David) Pitsch and Evonne (late Richard Vorwerk) Anderson, cherished grandmother of David (Laura Elgie, fiancée) Pitsch and Shannon Pitsch (James) Cartales, dear sister of the late Marilynne Martin. Memorial Visitation Thursday, March 2, 3pm to 8pm at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 S. DesPlaines Avenue, North Riverside. Funeral Friday, March 3, 10:00am Memorial Mass atSt. Mary Church, 126 Herrick Road, Riverside. Family and friends are asked to meet at church by 9:45am. Memorial donations would be appreciated to Children First Fund: The Chicago Public Schools Foundation, 42 West Madison Street, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60602. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.KuratkoNosek.com. Info: (708) 447-2500.


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I worked with Shirley for many years in the Chicago Public Schools and she was a really a life force. She was dedicated to the children, to the staff and and to the Chicago Teachers Union as well. She was a wonderful woman and wonderful friend. She will be missed.

Ellen D.Lunz SLP Mar 2 2017 10:31 AM

My sympathies to your family at this time.

Hazel Eckerle Feb 28 2017 7:40 AM