Arline Anderson

January 31, 2020


Arline D. Anderson (Christian) passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 31, 2020 in Ocala, Florida at age 73.  

Born in New Jersey, to the late Sophie Savastano and Frank Ciarla, she was predeceased by her sisters Elaine and Phyllis and her brother Richard. 

Arline was married for 16 years to the late Donald Christian of Union, NJ. 

Arline was the beloved mother of Diana M. Christian of Rhode Island; Nicole Christian Smith and her husband Peter R, of Rhode Island and Vincent D. Christian of Texas.  She was the proud grandmother of Nicholas, Samantha and Angelina - whom she loved very much.   She was a loving aunt to her nieces and nephew. 

Arline was Food and Beverage Director for the Hilton Hotel in New Brunswick, NJ prior to her retirement.  After retiring, she relocated to Rhode Island and then Florida.  In Florida, Arline spent time with her friends Rick and June and enjoyed visiting Debbie at Coffee Break Farms. 

Arline had tremendous love for animals especially her dog, Daphne, and her cat, Zen. She enjoyed going to the beach, decorating homes, watching sports television, and having a special sweet treat.  

Arline lived life with magical mystery and warmed the hearts of everyone she met with her easy-going spirit  and smile.

We love you Mom!

Memorial Services will be held in Rhode Island.

Donations can be made to Coffee Break Farms in Ocala, Florida or Alley Cat Allies ( 




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