John R. Anderson
February 5, 2017
|John R. Anderson, 74, of Scranton, died Sunday at his home following a lengthy illness. His wife is the former Grace L. Grande. The couple celebrated 49 years of marriage on May 20, 2016.
Born June 1, 1942, in Scranton, he was the son of the late Russell and MaryAnn (Fitzgerald) Anderson. He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and was an Army veteran serving in the Vietnam War. Before his retirement, he was employed by Penn Security Bank, and was previously employed by Sandvik Steel Corporation.
John was a member of St. Paul’s Parish in Scranton, and was a devoted sports fan. John was a loving husband, father and brother, and will be dearly missed by his family and many friends.
John’s family would like to extend thanks to Dr. Carl Barsigian and his nurses and staff, his visiting nurses, Brenda, Debbie, Kim, Mary, Chrissy and Sue and the Compassionate Care Hospice for their outstanding care.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his son, Brian J. Anderson and wife, Diane, of Fleetville; his daughter, Denise M. Frederickson and husband, Richard, of Scranton; two sisters, Catherine Prendergast and husband, James, of Scranton; and Jessie Kolatis and husband, Philip, of Scranton; nieces and nephews; and his granddogs, Zeus, Kodi and Skye.
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Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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