Anne Cary Dyal, 79, died Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Riverside Regional Medical Center with her family by her side. Anne was born on July 15, 1942 in Lynchburg, Virginia, to Frances and Samuel Cary.
While attending St. Margaret’s School, Anne met her husband, George Robert, who attended Fork Union Military Academy. They were married Jan. 5, 1963.
Anne is survived by her children, Bev, Rosa (Mark Pratt), and Virginia; grandchildren, Desiree (Kevin Bloxom) and Erika; step-grandson, Dustin; one great-grandson, Parker; Anne Bobzien, her best friend since childhood; Donna Pedigo, who was like a daughter; Thomas Davis, whom she helped guide through life, and many, many special friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Robert, and her parents, Frances and Samuel Cary.
Anne will be especially remembered by her many years of volunteerism in her community; Habitat for Humanity, Salvation Army, Historical Society, Historical Committee, National Giving Alliance (65 years), Ware Episcopal School Clothing Program, Ware Church Inmates Kids Program, Toys for Kids/NGA, works with WXGM 99.1, Museum of History, Daffodil Parade, TRIAD, Christmas Parade-Grand Marshal coordination, and the American Heart Association.
Anne never met a stranger; she always had a helping hand.
Visitation is Thursday, May 26, 2022, from 6-8:30 p.m. at Andrews Funeral Home, 7192 Main Street, Gloucester. Her funeral is to be held Friday, May 27, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Ware Episcopal Church, 7825 John Clayton Memorial Highway, Gloucester.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to one of Anne’s three favorite charities: Gloucester PRT, Attn: Museum of History, 6382 Main Street, Gloucester, Va. 23061; Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 24, White Marsh, Va. 23183; National Giving Alliance (NGA), 8222 Veterans Way, Warminster, Pa. 18974.
We would like to express our gratitude to all of our family and friends for the concern and care shown to us over the past week. In honor of Anne, the family has requested that everyone wear some red.
Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory, Gloucester, is in charge of arrangements.