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Rachel Anderson

Rachel Lynn Anderson, 26, of Roscoe, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 24, 2010, in the emergency room at Mon Valley Hospital. Born May 29, 1983, she is the daughter of Rebecca L. Gosney Anderson of Roscoe and Richard C. Anderson of California. She was a graduate of California High School and Laurel Business Institute from where she received a degree as a Medical Assistant. Rachel attended the Christian Center Church in Rostraver Twp. and enjoyed boating, jet skiing, arts and crafts, painting rocks, taking walks, camping, helping the elderly and seeing those around her happy. She especially enjoyed coloring and spending time with her daughter, Jordyn Lei Cruse. In addition to her daughter, she is survived by her parents, Rebecca L. Anderson and Kevin Waltz of Roscoe, Richard C. Anderson and wife Cindy of California; sister, Laura Anderson; grandparents, Eleanor Anderson and Nora Lou and Charles "Chick" Gosney; niece, Hailey May Sholtis; aunts and uncles, Cheryl and Bill Matheson, Lenora and Fred Neil, Norman Jr. and Dani Jo Anderson, Dale and Kim Gosney, and Nick and Cindy Gosney; cousins, Crystal Anderson, Hanna Matheson, Amanda and Jennifer Neil, Jim Gosney, Kristen Sullivan, Kimberlee Ashley, and Joshua Gosney; second cousin, Wyatt Blair Ashley, Gaege Alexander and Raleigh Kay Sullivan; and her very close friend, Samantha Neil. She is preceded in death by her grandfather, Norman "Bucky" Anderson. The funeral home will be open Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Melenyzer-DuBarr Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc., 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe, where a funeral service will be held Monday, March 1, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tim Burgan presiding. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery.


I am so sorry for your loss. I just found the obituary, and send my prayers. I don't get back very often. I'm so sorry.

Joanne Rotherham Matzel Jun 22 2014 12:00 AM

We were shocked to see this in the newspaper. We get them from my sister for our wood stove and she had pointed out the article. We can't tell you how sorry we are. We have been praying for your whole family. If there is anything we can do, please let us know. God blees you all.

Jim and Kathy Bryan Mar 9 2010 12:00 AM

Becky, You and your family are in my prayers. My condolences go out to you and your loved ones.

Barry Croftcheck Mar 2 2010 12:00 AM


DEBBIE MALARKEY Mar 1 2010 12:00 AM

I would like to say I am sorry to see you go, but my thought and prayers will be with you and your family.

Sandra May Feb 28 2010 12:00 AM

Rachel, you were an angel in life as well as in passing. Heaven received a wonderful gift when you entered the gates. I will miss you, and I will hold you & your loved ones in my prayers. Please watch over your family, your daughter and all of the people you have touched in your life.

Jessica (Riesmeyer) Nickle Feb 28 2010 12:00 AM

There are no words to express for the loss of a child, but please know you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Rachel was a beautiful person. May the Grace of God be with you all during this difficult time and help you to know that a Guardian Angel will now be watching over Jordyn always. God Bless, Darlene Beatty Walters

Darlene Beatty Walters Feb 28 2010 12:00 AM

With our deepest sympathy to the family.

Louis & Alice Walters Feb 28 2010 12:00 AM

Anderson Family We are sorry to hear of you loss, words can not express our sympathy for you and your family.

Barb&Jerry Huey Feb 28 2010 12:00 AM

Rest in peace Rachel. You were a beautiful woman, daughter, sister, and mother. You were a fighter. God bless. Watch over your little princess and your family from heaven. You are an angel now. You will be truly missed. My deepest sympathy.

Michele Goodlin Feb 28 2010 12:00 AM

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