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William R. "Andy" Anderson

July 14, 1943 ~ October 26, 2019 (age 76)

Obituary

William R. "Andy" Anderson, 76, of Laureldale, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019 in his residence. He was the husband of Carol W. (Wise) Anderson. Andy was born in Brooklyn, New York, and was a graduate of East Hampton High School in New York. He served on Church council at the former Epiphany Lutheran Church in Temple and was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Laureldale. Andy served as a police officer for Cumru Township, then as an officer and fire arms instructor for the ConRail Police Department until his retirement. He served in the United States Marine Corp during Vietnam, earning the rank of Sergeant, and continued to exhibit his military pride throughout the remainder of his life. In addition he volunteered as a fire fighter with Goodwill Fire Company and volunteered with the Muhlenberg Ambulance.
Andy enjoyed camping, his pets, tinkering in his workshop, and above all shared his love and devotion to his family. In addition to his wife Carol, with whom he spent 53 loving years, Andy is survived by his daughters Jennifer L. Anderson-Wenger, wife of Aaron Anderson-Wenger of Laureldale, and Beth J. Hendrickson, wife of Scott Hendrickson of Temple, and his grandchildren Brittney Fox, wife of Tristan Fox, Kayla Ernst, Jeffrey Ernst Jr., Drake Anderson-Wenger, Alyssa Hendrickson, Helena Ernst, and Ayden Hendrickson. He was excited about the upcoming arrival of a great grandchild, Ember. In addition, two great grandchildren pre-deceased Andy, but, they are with him now. He also has surviving siblings; Allen Anderson of Piscataway, NJ; Linda Anderson-Cajigas of Shoemakersville, and Lillian Anderson of Florida.
Memorial Service followed by Military Honors rendered by the United States Marine Corp. will be held in Bean Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, North 16th & Rockland Streets, Hampden Heights, Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. The family will receive relatives and friends in Bean Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Sunday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Veterans Making a Difference, 645 North 6th Street, Reading, PA 19601; Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Inc., 1117 Country Club Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011 or the Fallen Hero Wreath Program, 42 Nearwood Lane, Levittown, PA 19154 in memory of Mr. William R. Anderson. Online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com

Visitation

Hampden Heights
1605 Rockland St.
Reading, PA 19604

Sunday, November 10, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Service

Hampden Heights
1605 Rockland St.
Reading, PA 19604

Sunday, November 10, 2019
3:00 PM

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