Elaine A. Bendiksen, 77, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 at UPMC East. She was born May 8, 1940 in Washington, PA, a daughter of the late Dorothy Justice Anderson.
Elaine enjoyed gardening, reading and crafting with her grandchildren. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert and George Anderson. She is survived by her loving husband, Eirik Bendiksen; son, Allan Rose Jr. and his wife, Stacy; daughters, Margie Jurich and her husband, John, Mindy Stevenson and her husband, Ted, Cindy DiNunzio and her husband, Robert; eight grandchildren, Julie, Chris, Heather, Matthew, Alexis, Nicholas, Laura and Emily; sister-in-law, Rita Anderson. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA on Saturday from 12 - 1 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home. Interment in Irwin Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the MS Society. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published October 05, 2017.