ANDERSON, Corporal Jordan J. While proudly serving his country in Afghanistan, Corporal Jordan James Anderson died honourably on July 4, 2007 at the age of 25. Dearly beloved husband of Amanda (nee McGrath). Loving son of James and Sheila Anderson. Dear brother of Ben, Matt and Sam. Dear grandson of Margaret Anderson (late W.F.D. "Andy"), Christina Cossar (late RCAF Captain Cy), Cleophas and Margaret Gubbels and Matt and Jean McGrath. Dear son-in-law of Teresa Pelda (Robert) and Timothy McGrath. Jordan will be dearly missed by his brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins, numerous friends and his beloved dog Penny. Friends are invited to visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Friday, July 13 from 2:30 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, 400 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Interment National Military Cemetery. Jordan was an avid reader, dog lover and was knowledgeable in many areas, such as history, politics and religion. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hamilton Gault Memorial Fund for PPCLI Bursary, care of RHQ 1PPCLI P.O. Box 10500, Station Forces, CFB Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4J5, or to SPCA Edmonton, 12251-67th Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T5B 1M8 would be appreciated.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen from July 12 to July 13, 2007