Judith Shields Anderson

November 27, 1935 ~ June 6, 2018 (age 82)


ANDERSON, Judith Shields “Didi”

Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre with her family on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 in her 82nd year.  A beautiful spirit has left us. Tireless photographer at Lang Pioneer Village, long-time member of the Peterborough Photographic Society and recipient of numerous volunteer service awards. Life-long horse-trainer, Border Collie enthusiast, artist, gardener and nature-lover.  Wife of the late Fred Anderson (predeceased 2006).  Loving mother to Tania and Paul (Elizabeth).  Beloved and proud Grandma to Henry and Katarina.  Sister of James Roentgen Shields of Charlotte, N.C. (predeceased 2012) and Dennis Helms of Princeton N.J.  She is survived by nine first cousins, all residing in the United States:

William Parrish, Irvine, CA; Margaret Dexter, Haddam, CT; Rosemary Igney, Indianapolis, IN; Gretchen Mantel, Indianapolis, IN; Barbara Stokes, Ft. Myers, FL; Bruce Wilson, Madison, WI; Martha Winn, Tucson, AZ; Julie Massey, Chicago, IL; Frank Wilson, Portland, OR.

Didi will be dearly missed by her many friends in the Peterborough, Douro-Dummer and Lakefield communities while her photographic legacy will continue to be enjoyed by countless individuals. A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday June 11th, 2018 from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the HIGHLAND PARK FUNERAL CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd. Heartfelt thanks to the healthcare professionals at the PRHC for their support, caring and compassion.  In memory of Didi, donations to the PRHC Foundation or Lang Pioneer Village would be appreciated and can be made along with expressions of condolence at

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Celebration of Life Reception
June 11, 2018

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Highland Park Reception Centre
2510 Bensfort Road
Peterborough, ON K9J 1C5


PRHC Foundation
1 Hospital Drive, Peterborough ON K9J 7C6
Tel: 1-705-876-5000

Lang Pioneer Village
104 Lang Road, Keene ON K0L 2G0
Tel: 1-705-295-6644

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