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Willard A. Anderson

March 8, 1930 ~ October 24, 2022 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Willard "Willy" Anderson 92 of Port Henry passed away on Oct 24,2022 at his home in Port Henry, New York. He was born in Port Henry March 8, 1930 to Maurice and Lula (Moore) Anderson.

  Willy was a member of the Masonic Lodge Rescue # 772 of Crown Point ,New York . The Masons meant a lot to him. His passions in life were, hunting, fishing, boating, camping at the Port Henry beach campground. He was a member of the Mount Moriah church in Port Henry where he had many friends who looked after him and he tried to look after them. He also enjoyed traveling the world with his companion Bev DeZalia. In his later years he spent most of his time visiting with his many friends. He also had a few exciting hunting trips with his son Allen. They even went hunting in Africa together. He retired from Moriah Central School where he worked as the bus mechanic for many years.

He married Joyce Louise Gonyo on Nov. 9, 1950. They had three children; Crystal (Billy) Prew of Moriah, New York , Allen (Pat) Anderson of Chazy, New York, and Dale (Jim Mayo) Anderson of Chazy New York; Four Grandchildren, Kimberlee Prew , Daniel Prew , Shannon Creller and Jay Anderson; Seven Great Grandchildren,  Logan, Dylan, and Kyler LaFountain, Chamdyn, Chance and Cole Mayo and Karaygn Prew, and many nieces and nephews that he thought the world of! 

He is predeceased by his parents, his wife of 38 years, his brother Andrew  and his wife Marjorie Anderson and their infant son Maurice, his sister Nancy and her husband Alanson (Buddy) Abbey. He often said if he wanted to see his family, he had to go to the cemetery.

 Calling hours will be held at the Harland Funeral Home on Monday Oct. 31, 2022 from 5 to 8 with a Masonic ceremony at 7. Funeral services will be held Tues. morning at 11 at the Mount Moriah church in Port Henry, New York. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery, Moriah New York. The Lord's prayer and the 23rd psalm meant a great deal to him. We said them each evening while he was able to. Please when you say these remember him and his love for our Lord!


Services

Visitation
Monday
October 31, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harland Funeral Home
4279 Main St
Port Henry, NY 12974

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Mount Moriah Presbyterian Church
Church St.
PORT HENRY, NY 12974

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