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Philip R. Anderson

Date of Death: December 23, 2017

Date of Birth: July 31, 1924


Philip R. Anderson, age 93, of Holland Lane, Durham, Maine, passed away December 23rd. Philip was born in Sanford, Maine in 1924, son of Stephen and Hope Anderson.

Philip graduated from Brunswick High School in 1942. Philip married Louise Aldrich of Hobart, New York on October 5th, 1947 in Durham, Maine.

Philip served in the European Theatre during WWII with the Second Armored Division. He worked for Hyde Windlass Company and Bath Iron Works and retired in 1988. He was a member of the Bath Municipal band for many years. Philip enjoyed traveling with his wife and working around his home and his cottage on the lake. He was an avid water skier into his late 70’s and golfing into his early 90’s. Philip and Louise enjoyed traveling and especially a month long vacation in Europe.

Philip was a member of the Shiloh Church in Durham, Maine.

Philip is survived by two of his three sons, Sheldon and his partner Susan Bird of Bow, NH, and Clyde and his wife Debbie of Durham, ME, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Philip was predeceased by his wife Louise, son Stephen, and brother Bert.

Viewing will be Friday, December 29th, from 6 to 8 at Shiloh Church and the service will be  Saturday, December 30th , at 11AM at Shiloh Church, Shiloh Road, Durham, ME. A luncheon at the church will follow the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Philip’s memory to Chans Home Health Care, 60 Baribeau Dr. Brunswick, ME 04011, or to Shiloh Chapel, P.O. Box 283 Lisbon Falls ME 04252

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