Stanford L. Anderson

Born: Wed., Apr. 18, 1928
Died: Sat., Dec. 8, 2012


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Dec. 12, 2012
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Thu., Dec. 13, 2012
Location: Grace United Methodist Church

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Stanford L. Anderson, 84, of 319 East Fifth Street, Warren, Pa., passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Warren General Hospital.

Stanford was born April 18, 1928, in Ridgway, Pa. to the late Carl G. Anderson and Sarah B. Raybuck Anderson.  He attended Grade School, Jr. High School and Senior High School.  He was a confirmed member of the Bethelem Lutheran Church and one of the First Acolyte’s of the Church.  He served on the Church Board for several years.  He served in the US Navy Seabee’s in the Second World War.  He was stationed on Guam Island until his honorable discharge in 1946.  He then served in the US Navy Reserves until February 19, 1952.  He was employed by Russell Snow Plow, Co. in Ridgway, then from 1948 to 1958 at Elliot Co. as a Maintenance Electrician.  He then went to work for Ridgway Color and Chemical Co. for seven years. He also served as President of Ridgway Volunteer Fire Department from 1959 to 1965. On January 3, 1966, he moved to Warren and went to work for National Forge as an Electrician for 25 years, retiring in June 1990.  He worked at Bett’s Industry in Starbrick for seven years.

He was an active volunteer for the National Forge Credit Union for 35 years as a Director, Vice President, Chairman and President of the Board of Directors from 1990 to 2005.  He was the President of the Allegheny Chapter of Credit Unions from 1995 to 2001.  On April 6, 2001, he was honored by the Pa. Credit Union League at the Hilton Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA., when he received the Joseph A. Moore Memorial Award for the Credit Union Volunteer Lifetime Achievement.  He believed in the Credit Union Motto, “People helping people.”  He enjoyed his hunting camp, “Stan’s Place” in Scandia for 21 years, hunting deer with his grandsons’ and son-in-laws’.

He is survived by his wife, Emilie B. Anderson, whom he married on April 29, 1989; three daughters, Sandra Moore, and her husband, Rev. Stephen of Scottsdale, Pa., Diane McKenzie, and her husband, William of Clarendon, Pa., and Deborah Dennett, and her husband, Robert of Asheville, NC; two step-children, Keith Weilacher, and his wife, Julie of Columbia, SC, and Deborah Williamson, and her husband, Mark of St. Marys, Pa; two sisters, Carol Distler and Gladys Haines, and her husband, William, both of Ridgway, Pa.; three grandsons; two granddaughters; eleven great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter, Kayleeraine McKenzie; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Becky B. Charlesen Anderson in 1988; his step mother, Germaine Elizabeth Nagley Anderson; and his sister, Valjean Marie Anderson.

Friends will be received at the Peterson - Blick Funeral Home, Inc., 1003 Penn Ave., E., Warren, on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., and for one hour prior to a funeral service to be held at the Grace United Methodist Church, 501 Penna. Ave. E., Warren, on Thursday, December 13, at 1 p.m., with Rev. Kevin Haley, pastor, officiating.

Burial will follow at Warren County Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association, or charity of choice.

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Bob and Cheryl Charlesen
   Posted Tue December 11, 2012
Sandra, Diane and Deborah, Cheryl and I wish to express our condolences for the passing of your father. We shall remember you in our prayers. I will always remember all the wonderful times that I spent with your family.

Steve Caggeso
   Posted Tue December 11, 2012
Sandy, Diane, & Debbie;
I can remember all the fun times we all had as neighbors, I always enjoyed talking to your Dad at the Capital City picnics. You all have my condolences.

Tom, Donna & Bob Ford
   Posted Wed December 12, 2012
We were all saddened to hear of Uncle Stan's passing. Aunt are in our thoughts and prayers. We pray for your health problems and hope that you will remain strong. We send our Love. Tom, Donna & Bob

Dan and Kathy Bilodeau
   Posted Wed December 12, 2012
Dear Emilie

So sorry to hear of Stans passing, you and your family are in our thoughts
and prayers.

Hugh, Teri, Bryce and Kiana Kendall
   Posted Wed December 12, 2012
Aunt Emilie,
So sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family.

Paul & Gail Thompson
   Posted Wed December 12, 2012
Our deepest sympathy to one of our best friends, Sandy & the entire family as you go through this difficult time. May God's peace be with you. As you sit together, I pray that God brings you many happy memories of all the wonderful times you had with your dad. Our Love and Prayers are with you! Paul & Gail Thompson

Kelly Greene Burns
   Posted Fri December 21, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss, Emilie. You and Stan always brightened my day at JCP. I love you and hope you stay strong. God Bless!

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