1944 – 2015
East Longmeadow – Bruce D. Anderson, 71, of Maple Street, formerly of Sabin St. in Putnam, CT died Monday, August 17, 2015, at East Longmeadow Skilled Nursing Center. He was the loving husband of the late Margaret A. (Boucher) Anderson. Born in Portland, OR, he was the son of Marjorie (Salholm) Anderson of OR, and the late Walter H. Anderson.
Mr. Anderson owned and operated EastConn Industries, LLC. and also worked for Delta Rubber Company. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served abroad as an engineer during the Vietnam War. More recently, he enjoyed golfing and repairing old clocks. He will be remembered as a skilled handy-man with a generous heart and a great sense of humor.
Bruce is survived by his daughter, Stephanie Bradshaw of Springfield, MA, her husband Shiloh, and the-light-of-his-life, his beloved grandson, Micah. He also leaves his brothers, Jim Anderson of Oregon, and Doug Anderson of OR; his sisters, Kathy Minsky of NV, Nancy Mullard of CA, Peggy Spencer of OR, Diana Mikkelsen of OR, and Janet Anderson of MI. He is predeceased by his brother, John Anderson and his sister, Donna Anderson. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews as well as his good friend Richard Cardinal of Moosup, CT.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Bruce’s family for a Funeral Service on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wauregan. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com
1944 – 2015