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Date of Passing: Jul 14, 2006

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RAYMOND (ANDY) ANDERSON, CD Suddenly, but peacefully, on Friday, July 14, 2006, Raymond Andy Anderson passed away at the Poseidon Care Centre, at the age of 81 years. Left with many fond memories are his daughter Marjorie Anderson; granddaughter Susanna Anderson-Smith (David); and his two great-grandsons, Anderson and Samuel Smith. He was predeceased by his wife Patricia Anderson (nee Partridge) in 1997. In 1941, Andy joined the military and served in the Royal Canadian Engineers, the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion and the P.P.C.L.I. He served in the Second World War and the Korean War, as well as several other tours of duty overseas in Europe and Asia. Andy was very proud to have served his country and taught Arctic Survival and Parachute Jump training. He thoroughly enjoyed his 32 years in the Canadian Military before receiving an honourable discharge in 1973. Andy then went on to work for the Province of Manitoba as a Security Guard at the Law Courts, Legislative Building and the Provincial Judges Court, until his retirement in 1989. He moved to Sandy Hook in 1984 and became active in the Gimli Legion serving as Sergeant At Arms for several terms. He taught colour party school and volunteered his time to the Gimli Air Cadets, taking them camping and on other outings. Poppa valued his time with his family and moved back to Winnipeg in 2002 to be close to his first great-grandson and enjoyed a close relationship with #1 . Poppa was thrilled to be able to meet and greet his second great-grandson born on June 27, 2006. Little Sammy is the spitting image of his Poppa . He will always be sorely missed and fondly remembered. On Friday, July 21 at 2:00 p.m., Andy's funeral service will be held in Rockwood ANAF #303, 341 Wilton St. Andy's arrangements have been entrusted to the Family Owned Funeral Chapel of: WOJCIK'S ALL BELIEFS FAITHS FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM 897 - 4665

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 19, 2006

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  • We miss you very much... - Posted by: Susanna Anderson (Granddaughter) on: Aug 03, 2019

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