George S. Anderson
George (Mike) Anderson, Ph.D.,Professor Emeritus, 86, devoted husband, father, and grandfather, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014 following a brief illness.
He was born in Rochester, NY on December 15, 1927 and moved to FL in 1965. He was preceded in death by his cherished daughter, Robin, in 2011. He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Jeanne, and son, Michael (Vicki). Also surviving are four loving grandchildren, Michael, Jr., Kristen, Brett Anderson, and Melissa (Daniel) Ensell and two great grandsons, Jackson and Dylan Ensell, sister Sally Beasley, sisters-in-law Catherine Pasquini, Madeline Intrieri and brother-in-law, Col. John Ciucci and many nieces and nephews.
Dr. Anderson was an educator, creative artist, illustrator, and mentor. He was employed at Eastman Kodak Company for 15 years and was a Professor in the Art and Philosophy Department at Miami-Dade Community College for 35 years. He was a veteran of the Korean War, a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 6125, Rockledge.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community Church in Viera on Friday, August 22, 2014 at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the Mass. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project or Shriners Club for Children. You may sign Mike's guestbook at beckmanwilliamson.com
Beckman Williamson Funeral Home
101 North Brevard Avenue Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Aug. 19, 2014