LAFLIN — Roger F. Anderson, 64, of Laflin, passed away Friday, June 27, 2014, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Township after a brief illness.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, on June 29, 1949, a son of the late Frederick and Ruth Logan Anderson, Roger was employed as a salesman for Bajan Group, based out of Latham, New York.
A devoted father and grandfather, Roger enjoyed spending countless hours with his son and family. Roger loved the moments spent entertaining and caring for his grandchildren; they will miss him dearly.
An active sportsman, Roger enjoyed playing rounds of golf and racquetball games. He enjoyed the beach and regularly spent time in both Key West, Florida, and Ocean City, Maryland.
Roger will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
A brother, Robert Anderson, also preceded him in death.
He is survived by his son, Roger R. Anderson, his wife, Lynn, and their children, his grandchildren, Addison and Ethan Anderson, all of Kingston; his companion, Dee Dee Hunsberger, Coopersburg; his former wife, Diane Matyas Anderson, Moosic; his sister, Virginia, New Jersey; and many nieces and nephews.
His family thanks the entire staff of the Pearsall Heart Hospital at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center for their care of Roger throughout his stay.
A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin, to be celebrated by Msgr. Neil J. Van Loon, pastor. Private interment will be in St. George's Orthodox Church Parish Cemetery, Taylor. Relatives and friends may pay their respects from 9 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday at the church. The church's rosary group will conduct a rosary service at 9:30 a.m.
Arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Roger's name to either the
, 613 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702; or to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.kearneyfuneralhome.com.