Arthur H. Anderson III
AGE: 69 • New Brunswick
Arthur H. Anderson, III, 69, of New Brunswick, NJ., passed away peacefully at home on June 26, 2013. Born in New Brunswick, he also resided in Trenton, NJ for many years.
He was a graduate of Trenton Catholic High School, attended Virgina. Union University in Richmond, VA., Allen University in Columbia, SC., and was a graduate of American Academy McAllister Institute of Mortuary Science in New York City. He was a licensed New Jersey Funeral Director since 1971, serving in the family business of Anderson Funeral Service, New Brunswick and Trenton, his entire lifetime.
Arthur was an active member of St. Alban's Episcopal Church, New Brunswick; Trenton Civic Association and numerous other organizations. He was a former member of the Trenton branch of S.C.L.C., past President of the Trenton Board of Education, member of Urban League and the Kiwanis Club. He formerly served on boards at Shiloh Baptist Church, Trenton, and Ebenezer Baptist Church, New Brunswick, and the New Brunswick branch of the N.A.A.C.P.
He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur H. Anderson, Jr., and mothers, Helen C. Anderson and Barbara "Babs" Anderson. He is survived by his wife, Deborah J. Anderson; three children, Dayna, Chet A. (Endaya) and Christopher (Dana) Anderson; three stepchildren, Robert J. McCoy, Jr. (Karen), Keesha Ojeda (Miguel) and Jada McCoy; two siblings, Crystal A. Singleton (Charles III) and Arthur Taplett; ten grandchildren; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and relatives.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at the Anderson Funeral Service, 201 Sandford St., New Brunswick, from 5:00 to 9:00 PM. Additional visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 803 W. State St., Trenton, from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the church. Entombment will be at Franklin Memorial Park Mausoleum, No. Brunswick.