NORTH READING, MA — Carl J. A. Anderson, Jr. – 89, of North Reading and formerly of New Haven, CT, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Woodbriar of Wilmington.
Born in New Haven, CT on October 5, 1929. He was the son of the late Carl J. A. and Bergliot (Carlson) Anderson. He was a graduate of Hill House High School in New Haven, CT and Lowell Technological Institute in Lowell, MA. Carl was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He was an Airman First Class and he served from 1951 to 1954. Carl was an Engineer for AVCO/Textron in Wilmington for forty years. He was a resident of North Reading for over 62 years.
Carl was a soft spoken, compassionate person, who was patient and dedicated to his work and family. He liked playing and coaching ice hockey. Carl enjoyed sailing with his wife Muriel off the coast of New England for decades. He loved listening to Jazz and Classical music.
Family members include his loving wife of 67 years, Muriel F. (Way) Anderson; loving sons, David C. Anderson and his wife Laura and Peter L. Anderson and his wife Kathleen; 4 grandchildren, Jennifer LeMasurier and her husband David, Stephen Anderson and his wife Sherie, Kristina and Kyle Anderson; 6 great grandchildren, Gregory, Jeffrey, Bradley and Katie LeMasurier, John and Lucas Anderson.
His funeral will be held on Wednesday, March 27 at 10:00 AM at the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, March 26 from 4 to 7 PM. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in North Reading. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the charity of one’s choice.
(NOTE: The above obituary is from Croswell Funeral Home.)
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