MERIDEN - Roy L. Anderson, 89, husband of the late Shirley Anderson, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Hartford Hospital.
He was born May 9, 1924, in Pennsylvania the son of the late Roy and Minnie Anderson. Roy proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy
during World War II
then went on to be an engineer for SNET for 35 years before retiring. He was a friend of Bill W. for 45 years, enjoyed playing cards and fishing.
A special thanks to the Thursday night card players, he looked forward to it every week.
Roy is survived by his daughter, Kirsten Anderson, of Meriden, his son, Leonard Anderson and his wife, Kelly, of Rumney, N.H.; one grandson, Ian Anderson, of Rumney, N.H.; his sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Carol Hurley, of Florida and Gilbert and Louise Cashman, of New York; nieces and nephew; his good friends, David Allgaier and Nancy Mingione. He will also be missed by "Miss Kitty".
A graveside service with military honors will be held on Friday, May 2, at 11 a.m. at Gethsemane Cemetery, Bee St., Meriden. The Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden has been entrusted with the arrangements.