Albert C. Anderson

15 years ago

Image    Albert “Bob” C. Anderson, 82, of Davenport, Fla. passed away in the presence of his loving family on December 16, 2009, at the Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, Fla. He was born on December 10, 1927, in Caribou ME, the son of Albert L. and Anna Mary (Johnson) Anderson. He graduated from Caribou High School, and then served in the Navy during World War II. He worked as a potato farmer in Limestone before moving his family to Bristol, Conn. in October 1962. He worked as the office manager for the Morin Corporation until 1987, during which time he also furthered his education in finance at Tunxis Community College. Albert was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Bristol, and he belonged to the Royal Arch Masons in Caribou and the Shriners in Bangor. He was known to be an avid sports fan, especially of college football. He was an advocate for higher education and was proud of mentoring and supporting his children and grandchildren throughout their academic careers.
    He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lillian (Morin); two sons, Leander A. Anderson and his wife Kathryn, and Mark J. Anderson, all of Bristol; one daughter, Lauralene Cote and husband Richard of Concord Vt.; six grandchildren, Lindsay Guerriere and husband Michael of Cambridge, Mass., Kirsten Anderson of Boston Mass., Alison Willard and husband Calvin of Barnet, Vt., Joslyn Rowell and husband Brett of Concord, Vt., Stephan Anderson and Anna Anderson, both of Yuba City, Calif.; and three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a niece, Elaine Irish Rife of Dallas, Ore. and one nephew, Ferd Wayne Irish of Coudersport, Pa. He was predeceased by his two sisters, Grace Anderson, and Evelyn Irish and husband John.
    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, December 29, at Grace Baptist church, 736 King St, Bristol, with the Rev. Chris Luppino, pastor of Chapel Baptist Church, Clermont, Fla. officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Donations may be made in his memory to: the Chapel Baptist Church, 15744 County Rd. 474, P.O. Box 135335, Clermont, FL 34714.