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William D. "Bill" Anderson

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William 'Bill' D. Anderson of Kennett Square William "Bill" D. Anderson, 91, of Kennett Square, passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester. He was the husband of Elizabeth "Bette" Hughes Anderson, who passed away in 2010, and with whom he shared 68 years of marriage. Born in Altoona, he was the son of the late James Henry and Ada Brightbill Anderson, and was a graduate of Unionville High School. Bill was a methods analyst at the DuPont Company, retiring in 1982, after 37 years of service. Bill was Past Master of the Kennett Square Masonic Lodge and a current member of the West Chester Masonic Lodge. He was a past High Priest of the Royal Arch Chapter and past commander of the Gunning Bedford Commandry. He was a former Babe Ruth coach in the summer leagues and an avid golfer and pinochle player. He enjoyed being with his family and friends. He served his country as a Corporal in the United States Army during World War II, where he fought and was wounded in the Battle of the Bulge. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. He is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Musser and her husband Tom of Kennett Square and Terry Lee Vosburgh and her husband Bruce of Kennett Square; one son, William D. Anderson, Jr. and his wife Sherry of West Chester; four grandchildren, Traci Bauguess and her husband Ron of Port Deposit, Md., Tom Musser of Redondo Beach, Calif., Erin Vosburgh of Kennett Square and Colton Vosburgh of Baltimore, Md.; and two great-grandchildren, Xander Bauguess and Kayla Bauguess. Bill was predeceased by four brothers, Clair Anderson, Robert Anderson, James Anderson and John "Jack" Anderson, and one sister, Isabelle Jones. You are invited to visit with Bill's family and friends from 3 to 5 on Sunday afternoon, February 26, and again from 9 to 10 on Monday morning, February 27, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square, (Phone: 610-444-4116). A Masonic service will be held at 4:30, Sunday evening and his funeral service will be held at 10, Monday morning at the funeral home. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256 or visit www.woundedwarriorproject.org Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com.

Published in The Daily Local on Feb. 23, 2012
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