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nior High School to junior high in the borough and graduated from the former Conshohocken High School in 1957. She spent the next five years doing clerical work at Conshohocken-based Quaker Chemical Corp. before marrying husband Jack and raising three daughters. A classified ad for a front desk clerk at CFL during the mid-1980s was irresistible. Anderson applied, was hired and hasn’t looked back since.
Hasn’t stopped reading, either. She recently completed “Dear Professor Einstein: Albert Einstein’s Letters to and from Children” and is almost finished “Paris Under Water: How the City of Light Survived the Great Flood of 1910.”
“I’m usually into three to five books at any given time, and I read of lot of non-fiction, so that makes it easier to juggle,” says Anderson, who currently lives in Wayne and has 11 grandchildren and a greatgranddaughter. “What do I love best about reading? I think the best thing about reading is, it takes you to a whole different world. To me, I’ve always been happy … always felt contented and enjoyed my life … but I still find that as wonderful as I did when I was a child.”