OBITUARY

Almon J. Anderson Jr.

September 27, 1955March 17, 2012

Almon J. Anderson Jr., 56, of Bolton, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Saturday, March 17th, 2012. Almon was the beloved husband of Sharon (Skal-Chapman) Anderson. The love they shared was boundless, they were soulmates and best friends . He was born September 27, 1955, son of the late Almon J. Anderson Sr. and Beatrice (Merckel) Price. Almon was the family's "Brightest Star" who will forever shine in their hearts. He was a person of nature, he was always willing to share his knowledge with others. He enjoyed sharing his love and respect of the outdoors with his grandchildren. Almon was known for his empathetic soul, as a caring, giving man. He was employed by Yale University, he also volunteered for the Hamden and West Haven Fire Departments, and was an EMT for AMR.

Besides his loving wife Sharon, he leaves behind to cherish his memory his children; Jennie Pierog and her husband Gilbert, Joseph Anderson, Stacy Chapman and Justin Chapman. Almon will also be missed by his grandchildren; Olivia Pierog, Aaliyah Chapman, Emily Makhijani and Zachary Chapman, his sister Alma Anderson Mendoza, sister Vera Anderson Tracy, brother Harold Price III, and sister Ruth Ann Skut and her husband Anthony.

Calling hours are to be held on Tuesday March 20th from 5-8 pm at the Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford. Almon's Mass of Christian Burial is to be celebrated on Wednesday, March 21st at 10 am in the Church of St. Maurice, 32 Hebron Rd., Bolton, friends are asked to gather at church. Burial to follow in Center Cemetery, Bolton. To share condolences online please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, March 20, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 21, 2012
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Almon J. Anderson Jr.

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Ruthann Skut

March 17, 2013

It's so hard to believe that it's been a year. I miss you Big Brother. Love always Ruthann

Stacy Chapman

March 17, 2013

its been a year since u left and at times i think its just a dream...u have opened up the door for me to make me see who i really am. i am running with it this time and not looking back...i miss u so much,,Aaliyah tells me she misses u all the time and the walks that u guys would take! u will forever be in our hearts!! thank u for everything u have ever done!! miss and love u very much!! squirt

sharon anderson

March 17, 2013

It's so hard to believe that one year ago today you slipped through my arms and made your journey to the other side. I wonder why the reality that you will not be coming back is still so surreal. I thought that maybe by now I could think of you without tears burning my eyes. I still think that when I walk through the door you will be there or when I need help with something, all I have to do is call your name and when I go to bed at night you will be there right beside me as you always have been. I still reach over at night to put my arms around you, but you are not there. Will I ever get used to this, probably not, will I ever forget all that you were?NEVER. So with tears in my eyes and an ache in my heart know that not only today but ever day you are in my thoughts and my love for you is still as strong as it was then. I know you loved me and still do as I will always and forever love you......always, sparky

sharon anderson

March 11, 2013

It's so hard to believe that it has almost been a year since you left us. Not a day goes by that I don't think of you and feel that emptiness in my heart. Nobody could have ever prepared me for this, or any one, how we would feel without you, sometimes it is just so surreal. At times I just can't find the words to express how much I miss you, but I think you know. I will forever be yours and forever love you.

"sparky"

Jennie

March 7, 2013

I miss you so much, I can't believe it's been almost a year. It feels like just yesterday, when you where last here. Olivia is so big I wish you could hold her. Xoxo

Stacy

November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving AJ!! miss you and think about you everyday!! love you-Squirt Aaliyah and Emily

September 27, 2012

Happy Birthday Big Brother! I love and miss you! Ruthann

sharon anderson

September 27, 2012

Wishing my darling husband a Happy Birthday
AJ Anderson 9/27/55 - 3/17/12
Dear Lord:
If roses grow in heaven
please pick a bunch for me
Place them in AJ's arms
and tell him they're from me
Tell him I love him and miss him,
and when he turns to smile,
Place a kiss on his cheek and hold him for a while.
Because remembering him is easy
I do it every day
But there is an ache within my heart
That will never go away.

I love you and miss you so very much my darling
Happy Birthday, always

Sparky

September 27, 2012

Happy Birthday AJ not a day goes by that i dont think about u and wish u were with all of us..so much is new and i know ur watching everything..Emily is starting to actually talk..at times she takes a picture of u and says hi..Aaliyah misses u dearly and always has something to say about u...was going through old cards and found a bunch from u..i will treasure them forever!! I miss u!! xoxoxox squirt

sharon Anderson

August 18, 2012

My darling AJ, It's been 5 months and I am still waiting to wake up from this dream but I am realizing that it's not gonna happen. I miss you more and more each day and at times find myself talking to you just to find that your not here. You are always in my thoughts. Your little sister(Ruthann) is graduating from Nursing school today, I know how proud you would be of her but I am sure she knows you will be there looking at her and feeling very proud and sending her your love. Not a night goes by that I don't say good night to you as we had always promised and we always look for that bright star of yours to make sure you are still there. There have been a lot more times when listening to music that one song or another comes on that reminds me of us, sometimes bringing a smile to my face and sometimes tears to my eyes. I am as always missing you with all my heart. With all my love, always and forever, Sparky.....