1201 Main Street - Pittston (Port Griffith), PA 18640

William J. Anderson, Jr. - Private

William J. Anderson, Jr., 89, of Hughestown, passed away Sunday, December 15, 2013, at home. His wife, Mary Theresa McAndrew Anderson, passed away in 2000.

Born in Hughestown, he was a son of the late William J., Sr. and Amanda Seak Anderson. He was a graduate of Hughestown High School and was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II. Prior to retirement, he was employed by Procter & Gamble, Mehoopany.

William was a beloved father, grandfather, and brother, who was cherished by his family and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his daughter, Mary Terese Brannigan and her husband, Richard, Palmyra; his son, Brian Anderson and his wife, Kerrie, Dallas; brother, Eugene Anderson, Charlotte, NC; sister, Helen Curry, Hughestown, two grandchildren, Dorian and Chase Anderson; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Paul.

A private blessing service and interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Assoc..

Arrangements are entrusted to Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston (Port Griffith).

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From: Michael and Mary Ann Stelma

Location: Hughestown, PA    Date: 2013-12-20

May you find peace and comfort in your time of sorrow. Our prayers go out for Bill. He and his wife were friends of ours

From: cal and annie alfano

Location: Pittston, PA    Date: 2013-12-18

Brian: Although we knew your father just a very short time, he was a joy and a real pleasure to have in the office-will miss his interesting conversations and new smile--we are so sorry for your loss and our hearts go out to you and the entire Anderson family.

From: Mike Krasnahill

Location: Hanover Township, PA    Date: 2013-12-17

Very sorry for your loss. I never knew him, but I think I have a pretty good idea of what he was like from your stories about him. RIP.

From: Jeff Magagna

Location: , PA    Date: 2013-12-17

Brian and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. May your memories and the love of family bring you comfort. Sincerely, The Magagna's


Location: WEST PITTSTON, PA    Date: 2013-12-17

Michael Wassel and family. Eric Hueston Mary Ann Pomichter and family. Sorry for your loss.

From: Colleen Stark Gabriele

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA    Date: 2013-12-17

Our deepest heartfelt condolences. Diane Stark and Colleen Stark Gabriele (Alberta Dougherty's daughter and granddaughter.)

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