REEDSVILLE - Anne B. Coulter (Gladys Anne Bonson), 88, passed on to her heavenly home on Dec. 30, 2013, where she took the hands of Jesus her Savior and the love of her life, Robert H. Coulter, who preceded her passing on April 15, 2007.
Anne and Bob were united in marriage on Jan. 12, 1946, in Reedsville, and were married for 61 years.
Although she was blessed with many friends and a large extended family that she loved dearly, she missed her husband desperately.
She was given the wonderful gift of hospitality and all who entered her home felt welcome. She was a gentle spirit with a huge heart - a special, quiet woman of God.
Anne was born on Sept. 7, 1925, in Milroy, the daughter and first child of the late James A. Bonson and Alberta Hackett Bonson.
Surviving siblings include, J. Howard Bonson (wife Delores)(wife Betty - deceased), Armilda J. Miller (husband Stanley - de- ceased), Emily J. Bonson, Frank A. Bonson (wife Barbara), and Marlin A. Bonson (wife Vi - deceased).
Anne was the mother of four children, Linda A. Shotsberger (husband David), James R. Coulter (wife Cheryl), William N. Coulter (wife Alicia) and John H. Coulter (deceased - April 1, 1979).
Her grandchildren include, David L. Shotsberger Jr. (wife Holly), Melissa Coulter, William M. Coulter (wife Rachael), Kimberly J. Coulter Searer (husband Matt) and Maisie Coulter (friend Tom Love).
Her great-grandchildren include, David Shotsberger III, Lydia Shotsberger, Dylan Coulter, Brittany Weaver, Kayla Coulter, Lillie Coulter, Kailynn Coulter, Connor Love and Cameron Love.
Anne graduated from Reedsville High School in 1944. After high school, she attended and graduated from Huntingdon Secretarial School.
Anne was employed by the Mifflin County School District for 26 years in the dietary department. She belonged to two card clubs (one for more than 60 years), ACTWU, Mifflin County School Retirees, Kish Valley Historical Society and was the Reedsville Judge of Elections for more than 40 years.
She was a member of the Church Hill United Methodist Church and requested that memorial donations be sent in care of the church in lieu of flowers.
A memorial service honoring her life will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at the Church Hill United Methodist Church, Reedsville.
Arrangements are being handled by Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville.