John S. Anderson, 77, also known to his friends and family as “Hambone or Hammy”, a lifelong resident of Leonardo, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 7th, with his family by his side. John was a Union Electrician and belonged to the IBEW Union Local 400 in Wall, retiring over 20 years ago. He was a member of the American Legion Post 338 in Leonardo and the South Jersey Rod & Gun Club. John enjoyed travelling, fishing, hunting and trips to Atlantic City in his spare time.
John is survived by his wife, Ethel Anderson and his faithful companion Maggie, his son John and daughter in- law, Teri Anderson and daughter and son-in-law Renee and Gary Kidney. John also leaves behind three grandsons; Matthew Kidney, Jack and Max Anderson, two step children, Michele and Gary Stone, William and Noelle Burkhardt and 6 step-grandchildren, Cameron, Mackenzie, Hunter, Dylan, Payton and Saylor.
John was predeceased by his parents, Helen and John and brother William Anderson.
Friends and relatives may pay their respects Tuesday from 3-6 pm at Scott & Kedz Home for Funerals, 153 Church St, Belford with a celebration of life immediately following at the American Legion post 338 in Leonardo. The funeral Service will conclude the evening and a private cremation will follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Assoc. at www.lung.org