Anna G. Higgins, 89

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Harwich – Anna G. (Coleman) Higgins, 89, a longtime resident of Hudson and currently of Harwich, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2011 at the EPOCH Senior Healthcare Center in Harwich. She was the beloved wife of 63 years to the late John T. Higgins, who died in Feb. of 2011.

Born in Worcester and raised in Hudson, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Catherine (Conway) Coleman. She attended local schools and was a 1939 graduate of Saint Michael's Academy in Hudson. She later received her Associates Degree from Becker College in 1941.

Mrs. Higgins was employed as an office manager and personal secretary to the president of the former Richard T. Harrity Co. of Hudson for 25 years until her retirement in 1981. Prior to that, she was employed as a secretary for Lapointe's Tool and Die Co. of Hudson during the 1940s and early 1950s.

She and her husband John loved traveling together, especially following their retirement. She was a member of Saint Michael's Parish in Hudson and also a member of Saint Pius X Parish in South Yarmouth.

She is survived by her two children, Ann Quinn and her husband Robert of Marlborough and Thomas Higgins and his wife Marcia of Sudbury. She is also survived by her five grandchildren, Julie Augello of Franklin, Jeffrey Higgins and Kathleen Higgins, both of Sudbury, Andrew Quinn and Margot Quinn, both of Marlborough, and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, Dec. 2 at 9 a.m., in Saint Michael's Church, 21 Manning St., Hudson. Burial will follow in Saint Michael's Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Thursday, Dec. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc., 50 Central St., Hudson.