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Donald Anderson

Forked River - Donald Charles Anderson, age 86 of Forked River passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Community Medical Center, Toms River. Mr. Anderson was born in Perth Amboy and was formerly of Staten Island and Old Bridge before moving to Forked River 24 years ago. Donald was a Railroad Conductor for 42 years, retiring from Staten Island Rapid transit in 1993. Donald was an US Army veteran serving during the Korean War in the Signal Corp stationed in Germany and Austria. He was a member of the VFW post 133 East Brunswick, who enjoyed going Camping and Fishing along with doing crossword puzzles while drinking hot coffee out of his Railroad mug.

Donald is survived by his wife Sheila (nee Drumm) of 63 years, six children, Wayne and his wife Patricia of FL, Debbie and her husband Ed Cullen of Jackson, NJ, Donald Jr and his wife Denise of PA, Christopher and his wife Sharen of Califon, NJ, Dennis and his wife Tracey of Belvidere, and Michelle and her husband Scott Dobovich of Forked River, along with 17 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Barbara Saberg of GA.

A Viewing will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 11 - 1 pm with a religious service at 12:30pm at Riggs Funeral Home 130 North Route 9, Forked River. Interment will follow at Brigadier General William C Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery 350 Provence Line Road, Wrightstown. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Popcorn Park Zoo, P.O. Box 43, Forked River, NJ 08731 in Donald's Memory.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 5, 2017
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