Anita was so many things, as others have described. She was classy, kind, compassionate, organized, intelligent, wise and meticulous. But she also loved to have fun! I was lucky enough to accompany her on several trips and sometimes if she was invited to an event, and Winston didn’t want to go, I would accompany her. Anita did have a great booming laugh. I’m so thankful that she was able to meet Ryan, and know that his life turned out just fine, before her untimely passing. We will all miss her.
By Jeff Mahoney Spectator Reporter Sat., May 23, 2020 If you knew Anita Isaac at all, which I did, you adored and admired her. How could you not? Nurse, leader, teacher, community pillar. Giver. She grew the most beautiful dahlias, baked for everyone, did Japanese embroidery, advocated, visited, organized, brought laughter and smiles in her calm, humble, utterly approachable yet confident way. Having no children of her own to bring up (she married, but only in 2013, age 75, for the first time, to Winston), she was, it seemed, mother to everyone.
I never met Mama but feel your pain please accept my heart felt and deepest sympathy.I pray seasons, times and the rest of us left behind will heal in love and comfort one day at a time
I met Anita on the first day I arrived at Zonta. She was a very dignified and friendly woman who immediately introduced herself and made me feel so welcome. Little did I know that she would eventually become a very close friend of mine. When Anita and Winston got married a few years back, I was pleased to do the flowers for her wedding. She wanted simple elegance and was meticulous about how she wanted the flowers to be arranged. She was especially fond of lilac and purple tones. She was a beautiful bride standing next to Winston. They made […]