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William Anderson


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William Vernoy Anderson

1932-2016 William Vernoy "Andy" Anderson passed peacefully in his sleep on March 5, 2016 from complications of heart disease. Andy was a lifelong Vermonter, born on the 19th of August 1932 to Virginia (Vernoy) Anderson and Edward Lindsay Anderson. He graduated from Burr & Burton Seminary and immediately enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he was part of the P2V Neptune Crew in the VP7 Squadron. He returned to Manchester to marry his high school sweetheart Janet Schlieder on June 16, 1956. He then attended Embry Riddle Aeronautical Institute. During his long career in avionics he was involved in many advancements and became a mentor to many in the aviation community. He received the Charles Taylor Award on June 11, 2002. Andy is survived by his five children, Debra Anderson, Marcella Anderson, Steven Anderson, David Anderson, Eric Anderson and nine grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by his beloved wife Janet, his sister Judy and his four-legged friends Dakota and Lupe. FUNERAL SERVICE: Friends may call at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Sunday March 20, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. The burial will take place at the family lot in Dellwood Cemetery in Manchester, VT at the convenience of the family. If friends desire contributions in memory of William V. Anderson may be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201. Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net The family would like to express their gratitude to the VNA & Hospice of Bennington and the VA Home Base Program for the special care that they provided Andy.
Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 10, 2016
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