Richard "Dick" Anderman
AGE: 90 • Beach Haven
Richard "Dick" Anderman died of natural causes on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 at the home of his niece, Sally and her husband Dr. Roy Blomquist in Rock Hall, Maryland. He was 90 years old. "Uncle Dick," as he was known by his family and friends, grew up in Philadelphia, PA, where he worked for a number of years at Curtis Publishing Company. He served in the United States Army 1st BN 188th Glider Infantry Airborne Division in New Guinea, Southern-Philippines and :Luzon during WWII
and lived for the past 60 years in Beach Haven, New Jersey in the home built by his father in 1925. Many wonderful family times were spent in Beach Haven with Uncle Dick. He worked for the Long Beach Island Township as a mechanic for 30 of those years. Hurricane Sandy destroyed his home in October 2012. He spent his remaining days with his niece, Sally and her husband.
Richard was the youngest of six children of Elva and William Anderman, Sr. of Philadelphia, PA. He was preceded in death by his siblings, William Anderman, Jr., Randall Anderman, Elizabeth Anderman Mayer, Lucy Anderman Finegan, and Pat Anderman Armstrong. He is survived by his sister-in-law, Betty Anderman; his niece, Sally Blomquist and her husband Roy and their children; his niece, Susie Finegan Reinhard and her husband Dave and their children; his nephew, John Armstrong and wife Linda; his niece, Elva Mayer Beisswanger and her husband Harry and their sons; his nephew, Walter Mayer and his wife Suzanne and their son; and his nephew, Randy Anderman, his wife Lynn and their children. His friend of 25 years, Robert Dunlap of Long Beach Island, often picked him up for breakfast at many local diners where favorite waitresses served him over the years. Richard was a devoted son who cared for his mother until her death in 1970. An avid Philly sports fan, he watched the Eagles, Flyers and Phillies games with fierce passion and raging disappointment. He loved to drive a brand new car.
A memorial service will be held in Rock Hall, Maryland on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 4 PM. Arrangements by Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A., 130 Speer Road, Chestertown, MD 21620. Online condolences may be made at www.fhnfuneralhome.com