Loretta Anderson, (Nee: Thomas) age 90, passed away February 21, 2021. Born August 3, 1930 to the late Richard and Henrietta Thomas. Loving mother to Marietta Hamilton, Brian Anderson (Sheila) and Michael Bailey (Shelly). Cherished grandmother to Matthew, Brianna, Tabitha, Ari Mischell, and Tre'. Loretta was one of seven children. She was preceded in death by 5 siblings: Allen, Lowell, Elva, Josephine, and Curtis and one brother remains, Eugene Thomas.
Loretta was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. She married Eddie Lee Anderson, and after Marietta was born, they moved to Cleveland, Ohio where sons Brian and Michael were born. She became a dedicated member of the Friendship Baptist Church, East 55th Street in Cleveland, Ohio where she served in various positions including a member of the choir.
She graduated as an L.P.N. from the John Hayes High School nursing program in Cleveland, Ohio, she was Salutatorian of her class. She began her nursing career at Metropolitan General Hospital, then she moved on to Huron Road Hospital, Eliza Bryant Healthcare Center, and retired from Singleton Healthcare Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Her career in healthcare spanned over 30 years as she touched the lives of many.
Funeral Service Thursday, February 25, 11am at A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Home, 18149 Bagley Rd. Middleburg Hts, (West of I-71). (Mask are required with social distancing) Visitation will be Thursday from 10am until time of service. Interment at Woodvale Cemetery after service. SERVICES ENTRUSTED TO A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, MIDDLEBURG HTS. (440) 260-8800.
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