Kay Elaine Andersen

Kay Elaine Andersen

Kay Elaine Andersen, 69, of Myrtle Beach, SC passed away unexpectedly on May 27, 2019.

Originally born Kay Elaine Kelleher, in Wilmington, DE.

She was a proud member of the US Navy. She served during the Vietnam War and was stationed at the Charleston Naval Base.

Kay earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Richmond. Then she earned her certificate from the Medical University of South Carolina for Anesthetia of Nurses. She proceeded to make a career as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, caring for thousands of patients during that time.

She moved to South Carolina in 2001 with her family.

Kay was as intelligent, loving, humorous, brave woman. She enjoyed traveling, sitting on the beach with her sister Carol, shopping, but most of all she enjoyed cooking for her family.

She is survived by her daughters; Kelly Andersen and fiance’ James Worth, and Stephanie Arnesen and husband, David; newphew, Jarrod Green; her sister, Carol Blackmon; her mother,Dorothea Kelleher; her sister, Kristine Kelleher; her brother, Charles Kelleher, Jr.; several nieces and nephews, as well as numerous friends all whom will miss her tremendously.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, of thirty-two years, Stephen Eugene Andersen. She is also preceded in death by father, Charles Joseph Kelleher.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to Fostering Hope, a cause close to Kay’s heart.

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Rachel Morton
Graham, NC
Created On: 06/13/2019 02:22:20

God strengthens us by giving us "the power beyond what is normal" to make it through each passing day. Psalm 46:1 says: "God is our refuge and strength, a help that is readily found in times of distress." Isaiah 41:13; I "am grasping your right hand, the One [God] saying to you,...'I will help you.'" Please accept my sincere condolences. Always remember God loves you and he cares for you! (Psalm 36:7; 1 Peter 5:7)


M. Smokes
Savannah, Ga
Created On: 05/29/2019 21:33:24

Almighty God promise at Revelation 21:4, that he will wipe away all our tears. And death, pain, and sorrow will be no more. So you can take great comfort in drawing close to God in prayer. And he will sustain and help support your families to endure, during these difficult times. My condolences to all of your loved ones. F


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