Anita P. Kay, 67 years of Coatesville, died on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at the Paoli Hospital.

Anita was born in West Chester on Sunday, February 17, 1957. She was the daughter of the late Milton and Patricia (Ahearn) Hiddleson. Anita was the wife of Thomas L. Kay, with whom she shared 44 years of marriage.

She worked as a package scanner for UPS in West Chester. Anita enjoyed gardening at her home. She attended the East Brandywine Baptist Church.

Anita was preceded in death by her brother, Andy Hiddleson.

She is survived by her two daughters, Melissa and her husband Aaron McKim of Parkesburg and Lindsey Kay of Royersford and a sister, Judy. There are 6 grandchildren and one great grandson.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 11 AM from The Labs Funeral Home, Inc., 141 Pequea Ave., Honey Brook, Pa., with Pastor Brian Fuller officiating. Interment will follow at the Hopewell United Methodist Cemetery. A calling hour will be held from 6 to 8 PM on Wednesday and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the memory of Anita to the East Brandywine Baptist Church, 999 Horseshoe Pike, Downingtown, Pa. 19335-1335.

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To the Kay family, Anita was very kind and a good friend of mine in school. I have lots of great memories of Anita. My deepest and sincere condolences, Brenda Shannon.

~ Brenda Shannon Reading, PA
5/2/2024 8:42:32 PM

Our deepest sympathy on the loss of Anita. She was a wonderful woman who was always a joy to be around. It was a shame we didn't stay in closer contact. All our prayers are with the family. Dee and Frank Fredella

~ Frank Fredella
5/2/2024 7:47:12 PM

You will always be missed Mommom, you have always been the best grandmother and I thank you for everything you have done for me and my family. I miss you so much and I love you very much.

~ Aubrey
4/30/2024 10:31:14 PM

Tom and Family With a loss so great, there are no words to ease the pain. Our hearts and thoughts are with you and your family. It was a difficult journey. And Anita is finally at peace. Jack & Diane

~ Jack & Diane Martin COATESVILLE, pa
4/30/2024 7:03:17 AM

My deepest sympathies to Anita's family. I will miss seeing Anita's cheerful smile on Sunday morning at EBBC. It was a joy to know her. I will be praying for the Lord to comfort each of you during these difficult days. "The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble, He cares for those who trust in Him." (Nahum 1:7)

~ Gail Raudenbush
4/29/2024 12:35:27 PM

My sincere condolences to the family. Anita was a good person who talked about her children and grandchildren and was very proud. She was my neighbor and friend and we had lots of good times together. You will be missed. love you my friend

~ Debra A Frederick COATESVILLE, PA
4/29/2024 3:32:36 AM

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