Svetlana Gennadievna Anderson

June 29, 1965 ~ July 19, 2018 (age 53)


Svetlana Gennadievna Anderson, age 53, of Tallahassee, Florida passed away Thursday, July 17, 2018 following an extended illness. She moved to Tallahassee in 2001 from St. Petersburg, Russia and was a resident of Tallahassee since her marriage on September 25, 2001. Mrs. Anderson was the daughter of Gennadiv Chursin and Nina Chursina of Zhodino, Belarus. Mrs. Anderson was a college graduate of FSU with a Masters Degree in Interior Design, was an educator, loved her two sons and her family. She loved the outdoors, very athletic, very sweet and smart, and was a very good cook. She was a member of the Holy Mother of God Greek Orthodox Church in Tallahassee, Florida. Mrs. Anderson is survived by her husband: of 17 years, Dale Clifford Anderson of Tallahassee, Sons: Alex Anderson and Anthony Anderson, both of Tallahassee, Mother-in-Law: Gladys Anderson of Columbus, Georgia, and Brother-in-Law: Delos (Fran) Anderson of Palm Coast, Florida. Celebration of Life to be held Friday, July 20, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. @ Holy Mother of God Greek Orthodox Church, 1645 Phillips Rd,. Tallahassee, Florida 32308 with Rev. Fr. Robert J. O'Loughlin officiating. Burial will be held at the Tallahassee National Cemetery at 3:00 p.m. Family has requested in lieu of flowers that donations be made to Big Bend Hospice or Holy Mother of God Greek Orthodox Church.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Forbes Funeral & Cremation Services, 2758 Coastal Hwy., Crawfordville, Florida 850-926-4407. Please sign the online guestbook at

Celebration of Life

JUL 20. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Holy Mother of God Greek Orthodox Church
1645 Phillips Road
Tallahassee, FL, 32308

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