Obituary of James L. Anderson
James Caskie Laird Anderson
August 20, 1932 – April 18, 2020
James Laird Anderson passed away Saturday afternoon on April 18 in Brick, NJ.
He was born in Kearny, NJ on August 20, 1932. From 1952-1955, he served three years in the United States Air Force Reserve, stationed at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska as a Reciprocating Engine Mechanic and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.
James dedicated almost fifty years as a Tax Assessor for Point Pleasant Borough, Point Pleasant Beach, Bay Head, and Mantoloking. He also served as President of the Association of Municipal Assessors of New Jersey and was influential with the creation and passing of S-3131.
He was a life member of Point Pleasant Borough Fire Company.
James was predeceased by his second wife, Sharon (Sloan) Anderson, as well as his parents, Janet N. and George Anderson, and siblings, Jeanette Malarkey, George C., and Andrew.
He is survived by his first wife, Eleanor (Byers) Anderson, their four daughters, Laura Ferrie, Sally Heber, Joanne Anderson, and Janet Sparno. Also survived by his stepson, John Stengel. He is also survived by his seven grandchildren, Joshua Hanrahan, Patrick, Caitlin, Andrew, and Emma Ferrie, Nicole and Jessica Sparno, and one great-grandchild, Lydia Hanrahan.
Memorial visitation will be from 4 – 7 p.m., Wednesday, September 9 at the Pable Evertz Funeral Home of Point Pleasant, 901 Beaver Dam Road. Inurnment with honors will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, September 10 at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown. (Facial coverings are required and adherence to social distancing guidelines are in effect)
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his memory to either the Michael J. Fox Foundation www.michaeljfox.org
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