Anne M. Broderick, 80, a retired history professor in North Carolina who settled in the Washington area in 1974 and became a volunteer, died June 16 at the Riderwood Village retirement community in Silver Spring. She had congestive heart failure.

Mrs. Broderick volunteered at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Capitol Hill and So Others Might Eat. In 2006, she moved to Riderwood Village from the District.

Anne Maurine O’Hora was a Chicago native and a 1949 graduate of the old Good Counsel College in White Plains, N.Y. She received a master’s degree in history from Columbia University in 1952 and a master’s degree in library sciences from the University of Maryland in 1984.

She taught at schools in White Plains and then at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., from 1966 to 1974.

A stepson, Michael P. Broderick, died in 2010.

Survivors include her husband of 23 years, James A. Broderick of Silver Spring; a stepdaughter, Susan Broderick Reiter of Wexford, Pa.; a sister; and a grandson.

— Megan Buerger