MR. EDWARD W. ANDERSEN, a Stamford resident passed away on Friday, December 10, 2010. Born March 1, 1926 in New Haven, he was the son to the late Anna and Bernard Andersen. Edward served in the U.S. Air Force as a staff sergeant and flight engineer in a B24 Bomber in World War II. He retired from Collin's Development Corporation in 1976 as a construction supervisor. He has been serving as a Ministerial Servant with Jehovah's Witnesses and enjoyed spending his time teaching people about what the Bible and what it says about God's Kingdom and what that Kingdom and what that Kingdom will do for mankind. He rested his hope on the Bible's promise of a resurrection to perfect life on a paradise earth. Ed always had a joke and was dearly loved by family and many friends. He is survived by his wife, Marion Jean Andersen, married 61 years, and sons, Douglas Andersen of Burnsville, Minn. and Gordon Andersen of Coahoma, Texas; five granddaughters, Hailey, Rebecca, Paige, Carolyn and Wendy; and one grandson, Eric of Natick, Mass. A memorial service will be held at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 2 p.m. Mr. Terrel Kelley will be officiating. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Watchtower, 25 Columbia Heights Brooklyn, NY 11201 or Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, 99 Hawley Lane Suite 1204 Stratford, CT 06614. Arrangements entrusted to Bouton and Reynolds Funeral Home Stamford, CT.
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Published in GreenwichTime on Dec. 12, 2010