Official Obituary of

Laura Barry (Dixon) Anderson

May 10, 1992 ~ May 8, 2023 (age 30) 30 Years Old

Laura Anderson Obituary

Age 30, of Bridgeville, PA, suddenly on Monday, May 8, 2023. Adoring mother of Gabriella (Gabby) Cullen; loving wife of Cody Anderson; beloved daughter of Mark and Susan Dixon; sister of Martha and Sean Dixon; granddaughter of the late F. Kenneth and Mary B. Dixon of Mt. Lebanon, Eugene DeLarm of Iowa City, Iowa and Lauretta Wilkinson of San Diego, CA.; niece of the late Edward DeLarm of San Diego, CA, Bill Giarla of Mt. Lebanon and FBI special agent Martha Dixon who was killed in the line of duty; she was grand-niece of several clergy including the late Rev. Jerome Dixon of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh; Sisters Johanne M. Barry and Janice M. Barry of the Immaculate Heart of Mary order; she leaves behind numerous aunts, uncles, 21 cousins and their 12 children. Laura grew up in Mt. Lebanon surrounded by family and friends. She walked to Foster Elementary School, attended Mellon Middle School and was a 2010 graduate of Seton LaSalle High School. Laura received all of the Sacraments at Saint Anne Church. As a girl she played soccer, basketball and softball and in high school played varsity soccer and swimming. She was an avid reader and excelled in the language arts. Laura was an active member of the St. Anne youth group, participating in many activities including multiple mission trips to help those less fortunate. She was previously employed at Three Rivers Optical as a technician where she made many friends. From her early childhood, Laura was a kind, loving soul who gave her parents great joy.  She often recounted the tales of attending Sunday mass at St. Anne Church and the weekly brunch at her grandparents’ house with her many cousins. She loved seeing those cousins grow to start their own families. Laura and Cody were married in 2019 and started their own life together in Bridgeville with her daughter and dog, Peanut. Most importantly she was a devoted mother of Gabby who will miss her terribly and who gave her joy as she gave to her own parents. Friends will be welcomed at Laughlin Cremation & Funeral Tributes, 222 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon on Saturday afternoon from 2:00 until 6:00. We will gather for Mass of Christian Burial in Saint Anne Church (St. Paul of the Cross Parish), 400 Hoodridge Drive, Castle Shannon on Monday morning @ 10. Interment will follow in St. Anne Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made to the Martha Fund, 933 Rockwood Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15234

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May 13, 2023

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Laughlin Cremation & Funeral Tributes
222 Washington Rd
Mt Lebanon, Pennsylvania 15216

Mass of Christian Burial
May 15, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Saint Anne Church (Castle Shannon)


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