Rosita M. Anderson of Aberdeen passed away at Grays Harbor Community Hospital on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. She was 79. Rosita was born March 18, 1937 in Manila, Philippines to Paulino and Pacita (Cruz) Mapalo.
Rosita married Donald Anderson, who was stationed in Manila while serving in the U.S. Air Force. They moved in Aberdeen in 1965.
Rosita was a very talented seamstress and enjoyed sewing for friends. She also loved to travel and read. She was a member of Our Lady of Good Help Catholic Church in Hoquiam.
Rosita helped many people and she also helped her nieces and nephews with their college education.
Rosita is survived by her three sisters, Belen Isom of Seattle, Justita Buban, Consolacion Palmon and a brother Edgar Mapalo all of Manila; and also several nieces and nephews.
A memorial mass will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2 at Our Lady of Good Help in Hoquiam. She will be inurned in Manila.
To sign the online book of memories please visit www.harrisonfamilymortuary.com.