The Connecticut Post
- August 18, 2008
"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.