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