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Jane P. Anderson

March 9, 1947 ~ July 26, 2018 (age 71)

Jane Patricia (Melia) Anderson, 71, of Newburyport, MA passed away peacefully Thursday, July 26, 2018.

Jane was born on March 9, 1947 in Methuen, MA. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Simone (LaPlante) Melia. She grew up in Lawrence, and graduated from St. Mary’s High School. She loved spending time with her family, most especially her two beautiful granddaughters.

She was predeceased by her brothers, Richard and Joe; and her sister, Catherine.

Jane is survived by her partner of thirty years, James Brocato of Newburyport; her son, Adam Anderson and his wife, Lisa of Stratham, NH; and the lights of her life, granddaughters, Sara and Reece Anderson. She will be missed by many, including her sisters, Maryan and Marcella; her brothers, Thomas, Frank, and Kevin; and many of her dear friends, especially Shelia Melia and Joan Mercier.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 PM at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street in Methuen. A funeral service will be held at the conclusion of visiting hours.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New England Parkinson’s Ride/ Michael J. Fox Foundation via

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