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    Andrea Lander (née Gallet), passed on January 4, 2021. Beloved wife of Howard, for over 51 years. Loving mother of Joy Lander and Michael Roe, and David Lander. Devoted Nana of Ella Roe and Jackson Roe. Sister of Ed Gallet and the late Jeffry Gallet, Aunt of Greg Gallet. She is also survived by many loving family and friends. Andrea was born in Brooklyn, NY, and would move to Pennsylvania to attend Wilkes College. While at Wilkes she was an active and vocal participant in the Women’s Rights Movement, and an active member of the Democratic Party. While at Wilkes, she met Howard, who she would marry in 1969. After graduating from Wilkes she moved to Harrisburg and worked for the state in the Department of Community Affairs, specifically dealing with housing issues in Pennsylvania. Following her year in Harrisburg, she moved to Philadelphia where she worked for Model Cities, where she became a vocal advocate for social change and the building of affordable public housing for the people of Philadelphia. Andrea graduated with her Masters in Political Science from Temple University, and made a career change into the field of Real Estate, in which she worked for more than 25 years. Andrea was an active member of the Jewish community of Philadelphia, as a member of multiple synagogues, and spent time on the American Jewish Congress. As a breast cancer survivor she supported the Susan G. Komen Foundation, helping to fundraise and as a yearly participant in the Mother’s Day Walk for many years. Contributions in Andrea’s memory may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation or to Society Hill Synagogue, in Philadelphia

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