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Anderson, Richard Allen
Anderson, Richard Allen – born in Bridgeport, CT on May 11, 1937, died in his home in Claremont, NH, formerly of Madison, CT, on December 1, 2017. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Rosemarie, of 42 years, his son, Richard Anderson, wife, Delia, grandson, Christopher, granddaughter, Nicole, son, Robert of Anderson Brothers Sanitation, his wife, Ellen, grandsons, Dean and Drew, and son, Vincent of Anderson Brothers Sanitation, his wife Karen, granddaughter, Rachel, and grandson, Nicholas. Richard attended school until the seventh grade and worked various jobs before serving for six years in the United States Army. Upon leaving the army he graduated from Eli Whitney Technical School as a tool and die maker. Richard ran R. Anderson & Sons Trucking and North Madison Garage. He eventually worked as a tool and die maker and retired from Pratt & Whitney in 1991. Upon retirement, Richard enjoyed spending time at his family camp in Unity, NH, dealing antiques, and nonstop "fiddle sticking" on various projects. For the last 14 years, he spent time with his companion, Kathy MacDonald of Claremont, New Hampshire and their pug, Puggers. Kathy was his primary caregiver during his illness, for which his family is forever grateful. In lieu of flowers, please send monetary donations to the BAYADA Hospice, P. O. Box 8081, Brattleboro, VT 05301. Calling hours will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017 from 4:00 – 7:00 at the Hawley Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 1315 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT and a private graveside service will be held in the spring. To sign the online guestbook please visit hawleylincolnmemorial.com.
Published in The New Haven Register on Dec. 6, 2017
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