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Carl Anderson Obituary

1924 - 2011
Carl Frederick Anderson Jr, long time resident of Guilford, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2011 surrounded by his loving family at Fowlers Nursing Center, Guilford. Carl was born September 24, 1924 in Hamden, CT, the only child of the late Carl F. and Hildegarde Johnson Anderson Sr. Husband for 60 years of Joan Munson Anderson of Guilford. Father of Carl F. (Rick) Anderson III of Guilford, Beth (Edmond) Doody Jr. of Northford, CT, Tricia (Tom) Bailey of Madison, CT, Debbie (Mitch) Staschke of Guilford, CT, Peter Anderson of PA, and David (Melissa) Anderson of VA. Also survived by sixteen grandchildren and great grandfather of five with one on the way and a cousin, Oscar (Barbara) Roos. Mr. Anderson is a 1942 graduate of Hamden High School and attended Bowdoin College, prior to serving his country in US Army as a Staff Sergeant. He retired as a mail handler from the United States Post Office. During retirement he enjoyed salt water fishing, hunting, gardening and was an avid sports fan; especially the Boston red Sox and UCONN Women's Basketball. The family would like to extend their gratitude and appreciation to the staff that touched Carl's life at Fowlers. Friends may call Thursday, Nov. 17 from 4 7 pm at Guilford Funeral home, 115 Church St, Guilford. Graveside Services will be held privately in Alder Brook Cemetery, Boston St, Guilford. Arrangements in care of the Guilford Funeral Home, 115 Church St, Guilford, CT. To send an on-line condolence, please visit www.GuilfordFuneralHome.com
Published online on 11/13/2011.