Celebrating the life of

Anita M. Quante

October 19, 1928 - February 17, 2020

Anita M. Quante

Anita Mahany Quante, age 91, died on February 17, 2020 in Candler Hospital surrounded by her husband and grandchildren.

She was born on October 19, 1928 in Savannah, GA .  She lived in Savannah all of her life and made her home on Isle of Hope. 
She completed two years of college at the University of Georgia.  

She was an active leader with the Girl Scouts.  She was a swimming instructor and lifeguard for the Red Cross.  She loved dancing, especially line dancing, and performed with The Silver Liners. She was a longtime member of the Lutheran Church of the Ascension and a member of the Savannah Elks Auxiliary.

Surviving are her husband, Albert H. Quante of Savannah, GA, her daughters Dr. Alice Libet (Julian), Arlene D’Aguillo (Tony), and Dr. Angela Forand.  She has six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson and many other loving relatives.

The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Saturday February 22 at Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. The funeral Service will be at 2:00 on February 22, 2020 at the same location.

Interment will follow at the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Anthony D’Aguillo, Jared Libet, Adam Forand, Bill Quante, Tim Quante and Albert J. Quante

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests remembrances be made in her memory to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or Red Cross. 
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My heart is so full of wonderful memories of Aunt Nita. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

- Libo Devine, Eatonton, GA

Arlene has shared many loving memories of her Mother and I feel like I knew her. She leaves a beautiful legacy behind with her loving family. Our love and prayers surround them always. Sarah and George

- Sarah Davis, Dallas, Georgia

Albert I am so sorry to hear about Miss Anita. My wife remembers the first time she met at a firefighter conference and they went to the spa together. She was an outstanding loving lady and she will be missed by many. Wendell

- Wendell T Hill, Savannah, GA

She befriended us when we were new to Elks club, made us feel like family

- Dick & Rosemary Hoover, Savannah, GA

Our family was so sad to hear about Anita's passing. She was always such a loving mom, wife and friend - a true Southern Lady! She will be greatly missed. David and Linda Denhard Bill and Peggy Foster

- David Denhard, Savannah, GA

Beautiful memories of your Beloved Anita sharing in the joyous celebration of her granddaughter's wedding last year. A pleasure to meet a Gracious lady with such a sweet and kindred spirit.

- Clellon and Janice Parker, Moody, AL

Mike and I send our prayers and deepest sympathy for the loss of Anita. We will miss seeing her at church as she always had a smile on her face. May God welcome her with open arms. Blessings to all +

- Wordell, Savannah , Ga

Praying that God will comfort your heart, uplift your spirit and carry you through this time of sadness. With deepest sympathy, Gail Sisson

- Gail Sisson, Statesboro, Georgia

I’m so sorry to hear of Anita’s death. The Quante family has been very good to my Grandmother, Rose Barbee, and my aunt, Beanie Barbee. Anita will be missed.

- Maureen Magee, Altamonte Springs, Florida

Mr. Quante, my dear family friend, I said a prayer for you today. That fond memories would fill your heart with comfort and peace. And that for all your years of faithful service to your family, your friends, your community and your country, your cup will overflow with love and kindness. Please accept our deepest condolences your loss.

- Sharon Downs DeRigo, Richmond, VA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel