James Edward Anderson

Jim Anderson - Canandaigua, NY - Rochester Cremation

Canandaigua, NY:  James Edward Anderson: January 26, 1927 – September 8, 2020.

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  Predeceased by parents, Harvey W. and Ruth M. Anderson, first wife, Rosemary D. Anderson, and son, Kenneth J. Anderson.  Survived by loving wife of 37 years, Constance R. Anderson, children James E. Anderson Jr., Lauren Doyle (Tom), Matthew Anderson (Rose), Nancy Hakes (Steve), Marisa Jones (Scott), Christopher Madonna (Barb), grandchildren, Bryan, Nora, Taylor, Jeff, Melissa, Zach, Tori, Reed, Jackson and great grandchildren.

Jim was a very proud graduate of The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and served in World War II in the US Navy.  He worked in sales at Taylor Instrument for 34 years and several other companies after that until he retired. He was a very active participant in several theater guilds in the 70’s and 80’s.  He later resumed his childhood passion of model trains and was a member of the GGGRS train club.  We wish to extend many thanks to the wonderful staff at MM Ewing Continuing Care Center in Canandaigua for their loving care of Jim this past year.

Calling hours will be on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 from 3:00 – 5:00 followed by a service to celebrate his life from 5:00 to 6:00 at Crosswinds Wesleyan Church located at 3360 Middle Cheshire Road, Canandaigua, NY 14424, the service will also be livestreamed for those not able to attend in person. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Ontario Yates Hospice or the Salvation Army.


4 Condolences

  1. Rich Dalberth on September 12, 2020 at 7:02 am

    My deepest condolences. I’m so sorry for your loss. Im unfortunately not able to make the services due to work but I could get together on Monday. I would love to catch up with Matt. If not, again so sorry for your loss.
    Hit me up on my email or leave a message on my cell 585 727 6580 since I never answer phone numbers I don’t recognize.

  2. Pat Jacobs cipro on September 13, 2020 at 11:07 pm

    So very sorry to read of Jim’s passing. Many happy memories of working with Jim in Pittsford Musicals. My deepest sympathy to Connie and family
    Pat Jacobs Cipro

  3. Joyce Warne Holland on September 14, 2020 at 10:23 am

    I’m very sorry for your loss, Bill!

  4. Beverly Booth on September 15, 2020 at 4:10 pm

    Our love to Connie and family. Hugs and kisses. May God wrap his loving arms around all of you.

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