In Loving Memory of

Doris M. Anast


Doris Mary Anast (NeeNordmeyer), wife of
the late James G. Anast,
of Gainesville, FL died
1/11/23 after a brief stint
of terminal cancer. She
was born in Chicago, IL

to Marie Egan Nordmey-
er & Frank Nordmeyer,

Jr. She is survived by her

only sister Shirley Nord-
meyer Terry, daughters Mary Anast & Paula Anast,

step children George Anast, Valerie Anast Gonza-
lez, Kathleen Anast Arcurri & John Anast, as well

as several step grandchildren. In her younger years,
she loved sports, dancing, food & travel. She toured
Europe in the 1950s & lived briefly in Hawaii in the
1960s. She did secretarial/administrative work all
her life until retirement. She & her family moved
to Gainesville in the early 1980s & she has remained
here since. She was very active in her church, Holy

Faith Catholic Church, but also attended St. Pat-
rick Catholic Church services. She was a part of

the Angels of Mercy through Holy Faith, carrying
on correspondence with many people throughout
Florida, the country & even the world, up until just
weeks before death. She was a eucharistic minister
before her physical ailments made it impossible.
She is known & loved by many & will be greatly
missed as a member of the Gainesville community.
A Catholic mass will be celebrated Fri., 1/20/23 at
11am with viewing prior from 10am-11am at Holy
Faith Catholic Church in Gainesville. Burial directly
following at Forest Meadows Cemetery, NW 39th
Ave & 43rd St.

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