ANDERSON, Robert Peter "Pete" Sr. Of Holbrook passed away December 23, 2012 at the age of 83. Husband of the late Phyllis (Euscher) Anderson. Loving father of AEC Robert P. Anderson Jr., US Navy Retired, of Holbrook and SGM Arthur R. Anderson, US Army Retired and his wife Kathryn of AL. Brother of the late Charles Anderson, Frank Anderson Jr., Arthur R. Anderson, Alma Cormier and Jean Whalen. Dear grandfather of Jimmy R. Anderson and his wife Christine of Holbrook and Amie Horan of OH. Also survived by his great grandson Joshua, his sister-in-law Irene O'Keefe of Holbrook, and many nieces and nephews. Pete was born in Boston and has lived in Holbrook for many many years. During WWII he served in the US Navy. He was a retired typesetter for the Boston Globe where he worked for over 40 years, and a member of the International Typographical Union, Boston Local #13. He was member of Randolph Lodge of Elks #2130; William B. Dalton, American Legion Post #137 Holbrook; and Randolph Amvets Post #51. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours Friday morning from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 S. Franklin St. (Rte. 37), HOLBROOK, immediately followed by a funeral service at 1:00 PM. Burial in Union Cemetery, Holbrook. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made in his name to Hospice of the South Shore, 100 Bay State Dr., Braintree MA 02184. For additional information, directions, or to leave a sympathy message, visit our website at

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Cartwright Funeral Home - Holbrook - Holbrook
69 So. Franklin Street Holbrook, MA 02343
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Published in The Boston Globe from Dec. 26 to Dec. 27, 2012