Anne L. Goehring Gardner, 94, a lifelong resident of Rochester, passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019.
Born on August 14, 1925 she was the daughter of the late George Frederick and Mabel Viola Goehring She was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rochester. Anne’s life was centered around her family with her grandchildren having a very special place in her heart.
She will be sadly missed by her four children; Darla (the late Frederick) Keefer, George (the late Cheryl) Gardner, Jr., Cheryl (the late George) Caffro and Lori (Gary) McMurtrie; her grandchildren: Fred (Lynda), Jeff (Lynn), and Kristi Keefer, Amy Behanna; George (Coleen), Brian (Eileen) and Megan Caffro; Tyler and Brooke McMurtrie, 11 great grandchildren, and 9 great great grandchildren and several nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband George W. Gardner, Sr. on November 23, 2011, and a grandson, Randy Keefer. Anne was the one of six children and the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Friends will be received on Saturday, December 28, 2019 from 1:00 to 7:00 pm in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca followed by a funeral service on Sunday at 12:00 pm with her pastor, the Reverend Gregory Clagg, officiating. Interment will be at a later date.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Good Samaritan Hospice for their wonderful care Anne received while under their care.
To share online condolences, view her video tribute, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.