Henry A. Anderson
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AGE: 83 • Spotswood
Henry A. Anderson, 83, of Spotswood, passed away Thursday, October 24, 2013 at CareOne in Holmdel, after a lengthy illness. Henry was born in Brooklyn, NY and was raised in Killingworth, CT and Ossining, NY. He also lived in White Plains, NY before settling in Spotswood 40 yrs ago. Henry retired from Metro North Railroad after 48 years of service. He began his career shoveling coal into steam locomotives, working his way up to electrician. He loved to make custom fishing rods and lures for his friends and co-workers, and he always enjoyed trout fishing the many streams of the Catskills, especially the Esopus Creek in Central New York. Henry enjoyed buying flowers and apples in season and giving them to friends and neighbors. For years, he enjoyed his walks around Spotswood, seeing everyone he knew. Henry will be missed by all who knew him.
He was predeceased by his parents, Gunnar and Agnes Anderson, a sister Evelyn Anderson and, his wife Winifred Sands Anderson in 2005. He leaves behind his beloved cat "Freddy," his lifelong friends George and Margie Partlow, in Worchester, NY and, his many close friends and neighbors in Spotswood.
Private funeral arrangements were entrusted to Spotswood Funeral Home. To leave a condolence message in our online guest book, please visit www.spotswoodfuneralhome.com.
Spotswood Funeral Home - Spotswood
475 Main Street
Spotswood, NJ 08884
Published in Home News Tribune on Nov. 3, 2013