Anne G. Clements, 77, of Bethlehem passed away on July 24, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital-Anderson Campus. Anne was the wife of Thomas C. Clements. They would have been married 57 years on October 30th.
Anne was born in Pulaski, Virginia, on March 10, 1944, daughter of the late William Jefferson and Madge (Fuller) Gillespie, Jr.
She was a lifelong volunteer in the Gift Shop at St. Luke’s Hospital in Fountain Hill with over 5,000 hours. Anne was also a dedicated volunteer for the Freedom High School Band as well as an avid gardener of poppies and other flowers. She loved shopping with her daughter Kelly, cooking with granddaughter Maggie, and spending summers eating softshell crab and going to the beach with her family. Anne and Tom hosted many exchange students from all over the world in their home. She was like a mother to the neighborhood and her children’s friends, known as Mom and Mimi to many people.
Survivors: Her husband Tom, daughter Kelly C. Bruce of Charleston, SC, son William C. Clements, husband of Kristi of Fountain Hill, three grandchildren, Maggie A. Bruce, fiancée of Jacob Bear, Owen P. Clements and Violet G. Clements, bonus son Eric Schwartz, husband of Susan and their children Jay and Alex of Marlton, NJ, brother William Jefferson Gillespie, III, husband of Susan of Tazewell, VA.
Service: A Time of Remembrance will be held on Friday July 30, 2021, from noon to 2PM at the Herron Funeral Home, 458 Center Street Bethlehem, PA 18018. Burial to follow in Altonah Cemetery in Bethlehem. www.Herronfuneralhomes.com.
Contributions: In her memory to St. Luke’s University Health Network Development Office, 801 Ostrum Street Bethlehem, PA 18015.