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Anne Helen Erickson Montgomery

Anne Helen Erickson Montgomery
  • May 24, 1967 - December 4, 2020
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“It will probably come as no surprise to Anne’s friends, families and colleagues that her high school classmates remember her fondly as a...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Jenna Spafford-Cooley - Southport, NC

“My deepest sympathies go out to the family. I met Anne three years ago when I came to work in Charleston and she was one of the first to welcome me...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Bill King - Townville, SC

“Anne was that very special, one-of-a-kind friend, and I am so blessed to have known her. She is South Carolina to me and part of all of my best...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Debra Higdon - Alto, NM - Friend

“Dave, So sorry to hear of this devastating loss for you. Looking through the photos shows you have a huge family and many friends who I know are...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Kathy (Puckhaber) & Lee Stewart

“We have known Anne since her first Navy job at Concord. We are very sad to hear of her passing. Phillip & Linda Stiles ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Phillip Stiles - Boca Raton, FL

“I'm sorry Anne left you so soon!Prayers for you and your family. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Lee Cox - Charleston, SC - Friend

“Heartfelt condolences to your family for this devastating loss. I'm sure I met Anne at Wando open houses. She raised some kind young men. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Sara Rutledge - Mt Pleasant, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss Dave . It will be hard to overcome but I know you can do it . The boys will need you and you them . Hang on tight . I did...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Kenney Creighton - Warrenville, SC

“There are no words that can describe a broken heart like losing Anne. I will miss her along with those that meant so much to her. Rest in Peace my...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Tonya Ayers - Charleston, SC

“There are no words to say that will adequately show how much she meant to us. She was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. God bless you...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Shirley Jones - Coworker

“My deepest and sincerest condolences to the Runck/Montgomery families. Anne was a spirited leader here at NIWC. We shared many conversations of our...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Sonja McKelvey - North Charleston, SC

“My heartfelt sorrow to you all at this time. Anne was a Wahine Toa (strong woman) and I will miss her as our Rugby Coach and friend. Arohanui, Kim...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Kim Perritt - Mt Pleasant, SC

“My heart goes out to the Montgomery, Runck, and Erickson families. I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this very...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Virginia Pitts - Mt Pleasant, SC


Anne Helen Erickson Montgomery, 53, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of James David Montgomery entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 4, 2020. Her funeral service will be held at the graveside Saturday, December 12, 2020 in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC at 11:00 am. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

To view the funeral service please visit the following: https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/FSLB39PLH82CJS69

Anne found great fulfillment in being a loving wife and mother. She shared a love of traveling with her family and treasured spontaneous trips with her husband David. Her home reflected how she lived her life, filled with fresh flowers, happy dogs, and loving kids. She was best known for her supportive nature. Always occupying a spot on the sidelines at all of her boys' games, no matter how far away. She wore her Wando, Davidson, or Vikings pullovers with pride. She was often referred to as "Mama Anne" by her rugby girls and was known to give the best hugs and encouragement. Anne showed her love for everyone by always being one step ahead, surprising them with things they didn't even know they needed!

Anne was born May 24, 1967 in San Jose, California, daughter of George Erickson and Florence Stevenson Erickson. She was a graduate of UC Davis, a member of Foothills Covenant Church in California. Her career spanned years at Hewlett-Packard, Heinz Corporation, Blackbaud, NIWC Atlantic (formerly SPAWAR). She took great pride in being a member of the Board of Directors for Rugby South Carolina, and Assistant Rugby Coach for the girls Wando High School Wahines.

She is survived by her husband, James David Montgomery; four sons, Daniel Runck, Steven Runck, Walter Runck, Jr., and Matthew Montgomery all of Mt. Pleasant, SC; daughter, Maggie Montgomery of Charleston, SC; sister, Barbara Arnold (Clint) of La Habra, CA; brother, James Erickson (Melanie) of El Cerrito, CA; and parents, George and Florence Erickson of Whittier, CA.

Memorials can be made in Anne's honor to Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC, 29406 http://www.CharlestonAnimalSociety.org/donate.