UNION - Kenneth "Bob" Anderson, age 88, died June 2, 2013 at National Healthcare in Greenville, South Carolina.
Born August 31, 1924 in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of Archibald and Sarah (Green) Anderson, he grew up in the Boston, Mass. area, resided in Enfield, Connecticut for over 20 years, and was a former longtime resident of Union.
He was a Veteran of the United States Navy
, having served during World War II
Prior to retirement, he was employed as a Systems Analyst at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in E. Hartford, Conn. In later years, Bob was employed at DiPrizio GMC of Middleton.
He was a volunteer firefighter
for many years and later a Fire Commissioner.
Bob had owned and operated the former Anderson General Store in Union. He was one of the founding members of the V.F.W
. in Union, a Mason, 65 year member of Unity Lodge No. 62, F. & A.M. of Union. He was a member of the Union Congregational Church, an avid Red Sox and Boston Bruins fan.
Survived by his wife of 57 years: Priscilla (Bailey) Anderson and their 2 children: Lori and husband Kenneth Andrews, Kenneth Anderson, Jr. and wife Bonnie, 3 granddaughters: Kristi and husband Thomas Joy, Heather and husband Matt Rineberg and Kaylee Anderson, a great granddaughter: Kyla Joy, a sister-in-law Martha Pratt, also many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 3 siblings: Marion Martin, Gordon Anderson and Mary Owens.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date, with urn interment at Milton Mills Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Union Congregational Church, Main Street, Union, NH 03887. Arrangements by Peaslee Funeral Home, 24 Central Street, Farmington, NH, to express condolences, please visit: www.peasleefuneralhome.com
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