Leroy Anderson

March 11, 2021

Leroy A. “Andy” “Sonny” Anderson, 87, of Warren, PA. died Sunday, March 7, 2021 at Cambridge Warren, after an extended illness.

He was born October 7, 1933 in Warren, PA. to the late Alfred and Alphonosine Bucle Anderson. He was has resided most of his entire life in the Warren area, and was formerly of Yankee Bush and Venturetown. Sonny was veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War.

He had served with the 2nd infantry division, 9th regiment, company B, serving in Italy, Korea fighting in Chorwon, Kumuhan and T-Bone Snipers Ridge. He was wounded on November 22, 1952, and hospitalized at Yokohama and Gmyvie Hospitals until January 1953. He earned the purple heart combat infantry badge, Army good conduct ribbon, national defense ribbon, Korean service ribbon with three bronze stars, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation.

He was employed as a psychiatric aide and licensed practical nurse at the Warren State Hospital retiring from there after 33 years of employment. After retiring he then went to work for Thornes Bi-Lo Grocery Store for 15 years. He was a member of the Warren Eagles Aaerie , Disabled American Veterans, American Legion Post 135. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He is survived by several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Neva Y. Lore Anderson whom he married June 16, 1956 who died June 28, 2013, 2 Sons – Leroy A. Anderson, Jr., Albert C. Anderson, 2 Sisters – Margaret Joyce, Gladys Lindvay, his good friend and caregiver, Julie Shaffer

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. when a funeral and committal service will be conducted with Rev. Rick Hamrick, Pastor of Youngsville Free Methodist Church, officiating.

CDC guidelines of masks and social distancing will be enforced. Interment will be in Barnes Cemetery with full military honors being conducted by members of the Sheffield/Clarendon V.F.W., Warren American Legion Post funeral detail and the U.S. Army honor guard personnel. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Warren Eagles Memorial Fund or the Warren Cancer Center. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.

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