Edwin F. Anderson of Waldemar Ave., Winthrop passed away at the St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston on July 21, 2020. He was 88 years old. Born in Roslindale he was the beloved son of the late Helen (Foster) and Edwin N. Anderson. Ed graduated from East Boston High School in 1949. In 1951, he started working for the Boston Record American, which later became the Boston Herald in 1971. He retired in 1999 after 47 years as credit manager. Ed joined the Massachusetts National Guard and served 43 years, retiring on September 7, 1991 as a Sargeant Major. He was a member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks for 54 years and served as the Exalted Ruler in 1978 - 1979. He was also a member of the American Legion in Florida for over 3 years.
He was the beloved husband of Catherine (Liotine) for 66 years. Devoted father of Susan Anderson-Noonan and her husband David of Amherst, Richard Anderson and his wife Annette of Winthrop, Paul Anderson of Halifax and the late Edwin J. Anderson. Dear brother of the late Eleanor Havey, Audrey Gordon, Robert Anderson and Waren Anderson. Cherished grandfather of Simone, Marc, Eric, John, Oliva, Sarah and Dylan.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10:00 AM. Services will conclude with the interment in the Cross Street section of Winthrop Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans at www.nechv.org.
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