|Birth: ||Mar. 12, 1917|
|Death: ||Jun. 10, 2011|
A. Leonard Anderson, 94 years old, died after a brief illness at the Caritas Good Samaritan Hospital on Friday, June 10. Mr. Anderson was a resident of Heights Crossing in Brockton for the past two and one half years. The majority of his life he was a resident of North Easton. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen I. (Anderson) Anderson, to whom he had been married for 69 years. He is survived by his loving children, Judith Wohlen and her husband Clifton of South Easton, and Lawrence Anderson and his wife Judith of Mansfield. He was also survived by six adoring grandchildren: Pamela Hodnett of Georgia, Adam Anderson and his wife Kristina of Stoughton, Jeffrey Hodnett of Beverly, Amy Boisclair and her husband Thomas of Georgia, Jill Rao and her husband Michael of Connecticut, Jennifer Tisdale and her husband Nathan of Plymouth. He had four great-grandchildren, Erik and Ella Anderson, and Noah and Anna Boisclair. Mr. Anderson was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School, class of 1934 and Northeastern University, class of 1939 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He was first employed by Sound Scriber Corp. of New Haven, CT and then by Raytheon Corp. and Jackson and Moreland Consulting Corp. of Massachusetts. While at Jackson and Moreland, he was involved with the design of various guidance systems for space travel for NASA. He was presented with a Certificate of Commendation for his contribution to placing the first man on the moon, called the Apollo Space Project. He was a long time active member of the Covenant Congregational Church of North Easton. Some the positions he held were: Sunday School teacher, Choir Director, choir member for over 50 years, Deacon, and leader of the Friendship Club for many years and many other positions. He was also an active volunteer during the construction of the Covenant churches in North Easton and Cape Cod. Mr. Anderson was also named an Honorary Life Time Member of the Easton Lions Club. Because of his love of music, he played the trumpet in the Canton Marching Band and the German Band of Canton for many years. After retiring in 1980, he enjoyed playing golf and spending summers at his cottage in Dennisport. Leonard was known for his strong and enduring faith in God. He was blessed with a full life and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, June 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Covenant Congregational Church, 204 Center Street, North Easton, MA 02356. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate his life at a funeral service which will be held on Wednesday, June 15 at 11 a.m. at the Covenant Congregational Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of the Covenant Congregational Church, 204 Center Street, North Easton, MA 02356. Arrangements are by Kane Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Easton. For condolences or directions please visit ww.kanefuneralhome.com.
Published in The Enterprise on June 13, 2011 (bio by: Carol Bestick)
South Easton Cemetery
Created by: David J. McRae
Record added: Aug 06, 2011
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