Harley W. Anderson, 92, of Lyndonville, NY, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at his home with his loving family at his side.
Born on August 11, 1926 in Highland Park, Michigan, he was the son of the late Charles and Pauline Anderson.
Harley came from Michigan to the Lockport area and graduated from Barker High School in 1942. He shoveled coal for the Bewley Building in Lockport and later worked for Harrison Radiator. On September 24, 1945 Harley enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in the Pacific Theatre. Upon returning home, Harley worked as a Skilled Machinist for E & M Enterprises of Middleport, NY, until his retirement. Harley along with his wife, Gertrude, lovingly fostered numerous children for 43 years in their home. In Harley’s spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle.
Harley is survived by his wife of 58 years, Gertrude Anderson, nine children, Robert (Missy) Eckerd Jr., Norman Eckerd, Michael Eckerd, Vicki Eckerd, Cindy Herb, Susan (Pete Beecher) Birch, Kimberly (Robert) Stawicki, Lynn (Ronald) Olear, Karen (Roger) Kasprzak, and Darlene Anderson- Schwarzkopf. Also survived are 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.
Besides his parents, Harley is predeceased by a brother, Carl Anderson.
There are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at the Lynhaven Cemetery, Lyndonville, NY with the Rev. Daniel A. Thurber officiating. Full Military Honors will be accorded by the U.S. Marine Corps, Lyndonville and Medina American Legion and the Medina V.F.W.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Harley’s name to the Hospice of Orleans County, P.O.Box#489, Albion, NY 14411, or to the Orleans County Joint Veteran’s Council, 13996 Rt. 31 Albion, NY 14411.
Hospice of Orleans County
P.O.Box#489, Albion NY 14411
Orleans County Joint Veterans Council
13996 Rt. 31, Albion NY 14411