EAST GREENBUSH – Anne Riendeau died quietly September 28, 2016 at Evergreen Commons in East Greenbush, New York.
Anne was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 4, 1934 to the late Lillian Louise Freeman Ransdell and William Moore Ransdell. Her childhood was spent in Indianapolis and she graduated from Shortridge High School in 1951.
Anne then enrolled at Wellesley College, graduating in June 1956. She retained a connection with Wellesley throughout her life including serving as President of the Troy Wellesley Club in the early 1980s. On June 9, 1956 Anne married Richard Paul Riendeau. Together they raised four children.
She had a life-long love of learning which included a love of maps and geography. Her Scrabble skills were legendary. She was rarely without a book or two in progress. She enjoyed gardening, and spending time with her family particularly her four grandchildren.
Anne began her career as a math teacher at the New York State Agricultural and Technical Institute in Canton, New York. After the family moved to Troy, New York she began teaching in the evening programs at Hudson Valley Community College. From there she moved to Emma Willard School where she not only taught math, but also served as Assistant Dean of Students. She finished her work career in technical support at KPMG.
In her later years Anne spent most of her time caring for her parents, and her husband.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Richard Paul Riendeau. She is survived by her children Thomas D. Riendeau of Rexford, N.Y., Terri E. Riendeau of Princeton, N.J., Michelle K. Riendeau of Natick, Massachusetts, and Bradford C. Riendeau of Watertown, N.Y; her grandchildren Nicholas Riendeau, Dominic Riendeau-Krause, Sarah Riendeau and Colin Riendeau; and her sister Kay Ransdell of Tucson, Arizona.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com .