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Paul G. (Tiger) Anderson


Born: 14 Jan 1921, Quebec City, Quebec


Died: 14 Oct 2011, Bristol, CT, USA


ANDERSON, Paul G. - 90, of Bristol, beloved husband of Francoise (Matayer) Anderson, died on Friday (October 14, 2011) at Sheriden Woods. Paul born in Quebec City on January 14, 1921, was a son of the late Rudolph and Germaine (Morency) Anderson. He formerly lived in Quebec serving in the Canadian Navy. He was a lineman for Quebec Power when he came to the area to assist Connecticut Light and Power after the Flood of 1955. He stayed in Bristol and worked for CL&P for 28 years before retiring in 1983. He was a member of St. Ann Church, Bristol. In addition to his wife of 69 years, Paul is survived by three sons and a daughter in law, Dennis and Shay Anderson of Juda, WI, Francois Anderson, and his fiancee, Carol Gardner, and Vincent Anderson, all of Bristol; two daughters and a son in law, Denise Thibodeau and Dorothee and James Torvinen, all of Bristol; a brother, Gerard Anderson of Quebec City, Canada; six grandchildren, John, Christopher, and Steven Cote, Gary Torvinen, Danielle Anderson, and Tanya Oriola; 12 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday (October 18, 2011) at 9 a.m. from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, to St. Ann Church, 215 West St., Bristol, for celebration of Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Monday between 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. The family thanks the dedicated staff at Sheriden Woods for their compassionate care of their beloved husband and father as well as VITAS Hospice Care for their wonderful assistance. (The Hartford Courant 16 Oct 2011)


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Paul Anderson (centre) with unknown shipmates



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