DIXMONT - Harry D. Anderson, 81, passed away peacefully Aug. 21, 2013, at a Bangor hospital. Harry was born June 2, 1932, in Van Buren, to John V. and Alberta M. (Grandchamp) Anderson.
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Harry served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War before working his entire career as a Flight Service Specialist with the FAA throughout the Northeast. One of Harry's greatest loves besides his family was the outdoors. He loved hunting, fishing, and taking his children on small adventures searching for wild foods of all kinds. He was a handy around the house and was a good cook. Harry had a great sense of humor, a clever whit, was a determined man, yet had a kind, gentle way about him. Harry will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend.
Harry is survived by his loving children, Cindi McNutt and husband, Michael, of Houlton, Thomas Anderson of Pittsfield, N.H., and Gayle Flye of Newport; three grandchildren, Cameron and Michael McNutt, and Jaclyn Flye all of Southern Maine; a great-grandson, John Anderson McNutt; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Harry was predeceased by his parents; his loving wife, Doris; a daughter, Jeannie Anderson; his brothers, identical twin, Herbert Patrick, Glen Joseph and John Merton; and sisters, Geraldine Marie and Dora Louise.
A graveside service will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions in Harry's honor may be made to the
, New England Division, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Messages of condolence and memories may be shared though www.hampdengilpatrick.com.
Published in BDN Maine on Aug. 24, 2013