DEDHAM – Mary Grace (Brown) Anderson, 88, passed away Jan. 6, 2005, at her home. She was born July 24, 1916, in Salvage, Newfoundland the sixth of eight children born to Archibald and Clara (Squire) Brown. She immigrated to Lynn, Mass. in 1926, and graduated from Lynn Classical High School. For 12 years, she was employed at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Lynn as secretary and youth worker, and summer counselor at Fleur-de-lis Camp for Girls in Fitzwilliam, N.H. Mary Grace was married to Thure Arthur Anderson of Lynn from 1947 until his death in 1991. They moved to Topsfield, Mass. in 1955, where she became one of the founders of Trinity Episcopal Church, and its secretary for 13 years. For many years afterward she was a personal secretary for Mrs. Clement Ford, Mrs. Robert Means, and the Bishop and Mrs. Henry Knox Sherrill. Mary and Arthur spent several winters in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Ocala, Fla. In 1992, she moved to Dedham, to be with her daughter and granddaughter. They made many lasting friends wherever they were. Mary loved the outdoors, reading, and laughing, and cherished her family and friends as they did her. She will be remembered for her thoughtfulness and beautiful smile. She is survived by her daughter, Cathy Anderson of Dedham; and granddaughter, Kate McGuire of Northeast Harbor; brother and sister-in-law, John and Ruth Brown of Newbury, Mass.; nieces and their families, Norma Rowley and Elizabeth Armour of Fla., Barbara Waitt of Ipswich, Mass., Judith Chesney of Newbury, Evelyn Garnet of Alaska; nephews, Douglas and Richard Brown; great-niece and goddaughter, Nancy Rosemore of Minnesota; cousin, Annie Lane, her “other sister” of Salvage; over 65 great and great-great nieces and nephews, many cousins, and many many friends, including Jean Martin and Doris Kidder of Dedham, and Paula Tarr of Bangor. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by siblings, Aubrey, Eric, Harold, George “Bert”, and Annie Sarah Brown, Catherine Pike, and their spouses; an infant daughter, and a beloved niece, Phyllis Pimentel of Augusta. If desired, donations may be made in her memory to the Dedham School Library, Dedham, ME 04429. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, at the Dedham Congregational Church with Brother Donald Martel, officiating. Friends are invited to share memories and refreshments at the church hall after the service. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Topsfield, Mass. followed by interment, next to her husband, at Pine Grove Cemetery, Topsfield. A service of Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor.