Lynette M. Anderson, 66, social worker, activist...

March 24, 2000

Lynette M. Anderson, 66, social worker, activist

Lynette M. Anderson, a former social worker and community activist, died Tuesday of a brain hemorrhage at Maryland General Hospital. She was 66 and lived in Bolton Hill.

Mrs. Anderson began her career 1990s PHOTO as a social worker in 1957 in the former Baltimore City Department of Social Welfare and Child and Family Services.

In 1959, she married the Rev. Wallace Anderson, a Congregationalist minister, and spent the next 37 years doing social work in the Massachusetts, Virginia, Vermont and Connecticut communities where her husband was pastor.

In 1997, the couple retired and moved to Bolton Hill, where Mrs. Anderson was active in the Mount Royal Improvement Association and a member of Court Watch and Block Patrol programs. She also was active in the Midtown Benefits Association and the Child First program at Eutaw-Marshburn Elementary School on Eutaw Place.

She was a member of Brown Memorial Park Avenue United Presbyterian Church, where she served on committees and tutored students.

Lynette Anne Whittaker Mock was born in Cleveland and moved to Roland Park in 1942. She was a 1951 graduate of the Bryn Mawr School, and earned a bachelor's degree from Wellesley College in 1955 and a master's degree in social work from Smith College in 1957.

She was an avid newspaper letter writer.

Services will be held at 2: 30 p.m. tomorrow at Brown Memorial Park Avenue United Presbyterian Church, 1316 Park Ave.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Peter Anderson of Chenaux, Switzerland; and a brother, David Mock, and two sisters, Gillian Brent and Peggy Obrecht, all of Roland Park.

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