The Obit For Veets Anderson

Edmund "Veets" Anderson

The Connecticut Post - August 18, 2008

ANDERSON Edmund "Veets" Anderson, husband of 55 years to Lois Sorman
Anderson and resident of Seymour, passed away August 15, at Griffin Hospital after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

He was born August 23, 1928 in Seymour, During his early years he excelled in all sports, playing semi-pro baseball for the farm team of the Brooklyn Dodgers and football with the Ansonia Independents. He played and coached for the former Seymour Alumni baseball team.

He served in the U.S. Army in occupied Germany during the Korean War, where he played baseball and football with the special services.

He was a member of the Great Hill United Methodist Church of Seymour, as well as the Oxford American Legion. He retired from the C.L. & P. after 37 years as field supervisor.

He is the beloved father of Sandra Murphy of
Seymour, and her husband, Thomas and Sherri Fay and her husband, William of Oxford. Edmund is the grandfather of Scott and Sarah Murphy and Liam, Gunnar and Aidan Fay.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. from the Jenkins-King Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia, with Pastor Jane Sibley officiating.

Burial with military honors will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery.