ANDERSON, RAYMOND Raymond Anderson, 91, of Cedar Court, East Haven, passed away Nov. 6, 2013 in Talmadge Park. Born in New Haven on May 25, 1922, he was the son of the late Bernhard and Nancy Lamb Anderson. He was a plumber by trade, working for several area plumbing contractors, retiring from the New Haven Dept. of Education in 1988. In his youth, he played for the Oakley Tigers in the Sandlot League. He was an avid Dodgers fan and enjoyed bowling. During World War II
, he served in the U.S. Navy
for six years and was a recipient of The Purple Heart
. He is survived by one brother, John J. Anderson of East Haven; three nieces, Nancy Gillette, Barbara Rahardjo & Brenda Feniola; a nephew, Richard Anderson; special cousins, Robert and George Lamb; several cousins both in the U.S. and Sweden and several grand nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Irene Gillette and a brother, Charles “Monk” Anderson. Friends may call at The Celentano Funeral Home, 424 Elm St. (cor. Dwight) Sunday from 4 to 7 pm and are invited to attend funeral services in Bethesda Lutheran Church, 450 Whitney Ave., New Haven Monday morning at 11:00. Interment, with Military Honors, will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park on Saturday, December 7th at 10:30 am.