Obituary of Bruce C. Andersen
Bruce C. Andersen, 80, of Walton passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 17, 2019 as Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown surrounded by his loving family following a brief illness.
Born September 25, 1939 in Jamaica, Queens, he was the son of the late Bernhardt and Elaine Paradise Andersen.
Bruce and Evelyn relocated to Walton from Long Island in 2007. Bruce worked as manager of Dolly Madison Ice Cream and manager at Arrow Electronics in Long Island where he retired in 2000 after many years of loyal service. Bruce was an avid outdoorsmen and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Trailways Gun Club in Long Island and also enjoyed dancing, gardening and was an animal lover. He will be truly missed by all who had the opportunity to know him.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 58 years Evelyn Guenther Andersen of Walton; children Bruce Andersen (Kathleen), Janice Geyer (Willie) and Janine Lehrer (Joe); brother in law Robert Guenther (Ellen); grandchildren Brandon Andersen (Megan), Alyssa Andersen, William Geyer, Ryan Andersen, Ashley Geyer and Sean Andersen and grand pup Jake Boy. Bruce is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours to which relatives and friends are invited to attend will take place on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 2-4 P.M. & 7-9 P.M. at Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend Street, Walton. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 25 Benton Avenue, Walton with the Rev. Edward J. Golding officiating. Please assemble at church. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations in Bruce’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org
Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message of hope and comfort for Bruce’s family please visit www.courtneyfh.com
Courtney Funeral Home
25 Townsend St
Walton NY 13856
Ph: (607) 865-4383
Fx: (607) 865-4649