John A. Anderson

15 years ago

Image    WOODLAND AND NEW SWEDEN – John A. Anderson, 50, died unexpectedly December 18, 2009, at Presque Isle as the result of an accident. He was born in Caribou January 23, 1959, the son of the late Franklin and Edith (Philbrick) Anderson. John was a 1977 graduate of Caribou High School and had been employed by Cyr Construction for many years. He married Judy St. Peter June 14, 1986. He was a member of the Parish of the Precious Blood and attended both the Holy Rosary and St. Theresa’s Parishes. John volunteered many hours helping at the Woodland Consolidated School. He also volunteered to help with the many activities of the New Sweden Midsommer Festival.
    Surviving in addition to his wife, Judy of Woodland are his beloved two daughters, Amy Marie and Emily Faith Anderson both of Woodland. John is also survived by his twin brother, James Anderson and his wife Joan of Presque Isle; his three sisters, Mary Lou Moore and her husband Lester of Brockton, Mass., Linda Newsome and her husband Charles of New Sweden and Ellen Theriault and her husband Morris of Caribou; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Alphy and Arline St. Peter of Caribou; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Richard St. Peter and his wife Judy of Caribou, Linda Bosse and her husband Larry of Marshfield, and Darrell St. Peter and his wife Sabina of Caribou; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and cousins. John was predeceased by a brother, Thomas Lennon and a nephew, Jason Anderson.
    Friends called  at the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou 3-4 and 6-9 p.m. Monday. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 22, 2009, from the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with Fr. Aaron Damboise, officiating. Interment will be in the New Sweden Cemetery in the spring. John always put the needs of others ahead of his own and always wanted to help out where ever possible so it was only appropriate that John also gave the gift of life to others through organ and  tissue donation. For an online registry please go to