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Walter Anderson

Walter J Anderson

Tuesday, June 22nd, 1926 - Saturday, January 19th, 2019
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Obituary

Walter J. Anderson of W. Yarmouth, MA (previously of North Weymouth, MA) passed away on January 19, 2019, at the age of 92, after a long illness. He was the beloved son of the late Hulda Ericka (Carlson) and John W. Anderson, of N. Weymouth, MA, originally from Sweden. Predeceased by his lovely wife of 40 years, Dorothy (McInnes-Forrester) Anderson. Walter is survived by his daughter Majlis (Lisa) Hulda Anderson of W. Yarmouth, MA and his granddaughter Heidi (Anderson) Hause, along with his grandchildren, Jack Anderson Brown and Noah Brown. Survived by his stepchildren and spouses, Robert and Linda MacKean of Bonita Springs, FL, Roderick and Jane Forrester of Belleview, FL, Robert and Mary Forrester of Braintree, MA and predeceased by Joan Keefe, Jean Wright, and Deborah Viau. Many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and great-great-great grandchildren. Walter worked hard to complete Senior High School early in order to join the U.S Marine Corps, at the young age of 17 in January, 1944. Walter rose to the rank of Corporal and stayed in Japan after the war ended as part of the Occupation Forces from the war. He received a degree from the University of Okinawa. He was a 100% disabled Veteran from injuries he incurred during the war. Walter was a painting contractor and business man for over sixty years. He also enjoyed oil painting, especially tall ships. He was an avid fisherman and scuba diver and a huge Patriots fan. He always loved being on the water, especially with his brothers Arthur (Pal) and Harold catching flounders off Boston Light. Survived by his sisters, Ella (Anderson) and husband Warren (Hop) McKinnon, Mildred (Anderson) Grant and deceased husband Robert Grant, and brother Arthur Anderson and his wife Annette. Predeceased by his brothers J. Holger and wife Lucille, Charles and wife Jannette, Harold and wife Mildred, and Howard Anderson and his sisters, Gladys and husband Bert Eckblom, Majdis and husband Ed Flynn, Evelyn and husband Robert Tribou. He had a great friend Bill O'Neill of W. Yarmouth, MA, who helped with Walter's home care in Walter's later years. There will be a Memorial Service at Pilgrim Congregational Church, Athens Street, North Weymouth 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 12th. Burial will follow at Old North Cemetery, 126 Norton Street, North Weymouth, MA, after the Memorial Service.
Funeral arrangements will be under the care of the Bartlett Funeral Home, 338 Court Street, Plymouth, MA.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, April 12th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, April 12th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Pilgrim Congregational Church
    Address
    24 Athens Street North
    North Weymouth, Ma 02191
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  • Interment

    Friday, April 12th, 2019 | 12:15pm
    When
    Friday, April 12th, 2019 12:15pm
    Location
    Old North Cemetery
    Address
    126 Norton Street
    North Weymouth, MA 02191
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Mike Anderson

Posted at 02:29pm
Lisa, Linda, Bob and Roddy,
My family and I wish to express our condolences to each of you and your extended family members on the passing of Uncle Walter. As you know, Walter was a fine man, generous, loving, fun to be with and loyal to his family. I had the life experience, the honor, and the joy of being his nephew and Godchild. I know this is a difficult time for you... Please know, Walter is in our prayers, and his kindness along with his infectious smile will forever be with us.
Mike (and Annie Anderson)

Posted at 03:47pm
I am praying for you all I am very sorry for your loss I have so many happy memories with you all I was always happy to see Walter painting fire insurnce building on washington st in Quincy and when he took us for a ride wiith Donna the horse. love you all R,IP Walter love,prayers Cathy Birchmore.
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Heidi

Posted at 12:57pm
Grandpa I just wanted to say your the reason I get up at 5am and listen to birds and workout and enjoy my coffee. The little things in life that count. Grandpa you were a wonderful husband to Grammy and my kids adored you. You will greatly missed ... I plan on catching a lot of sunrises 🌅God is Love
SM

stephen g marks

Posted at 11:27am
My deepest sympathy to Majlis,Heidi,Jack,Noah, and the rest of Walter's family.
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