Anne Withrow Eberle, 36, died Jan. 30, 2010, at her home in Tucson after a long illness. She was born June 22, 1973, in Worcester, Mass., and spent most of her life in Connecticut before moving to Tucson in 2005. She graduated from Newington High School and attended Manchester Community College. Anne was known for her creativity and her wicked sense of humor. She was a talented writer, a loyal friend and a beautiful daughter, sister and aunt.

She is survived by her father, William Eberle, and his wife, Dagney Ernest of Thomaston; her mother and stepfather, Bonnie and Robert Stek of Tucson; her brother and sister-in-law, Ben and Kari Eberle of Mahwah, N.J.; her stepbrother, Chris Stek, of Manchester, Conn.; and, most especially, her adored niece, Isla Anne Eberle of Mahwah, N.J. She also is survived by her grandparents and great-uncle; her aunts, uncles and cousins, with whom she had many joyous times; and her special friend Chris Suchu of Tucson.

A memorial service will be held in the Hartford, Conn., area at a later time to be announced. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made in her memory to RSDHope, P.O. Box 875, Harrison, ME 04040.