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Jack Clifton Anders

Jack Clifton Anders, age 76, of RD 1 Box 259, Morris Township, Alexandria, PA died Saturday, April 10, 2004 at 7:28 a.m. at his residence after an extended illness.
He was born on July 18, 1927 and lived his entire life on his family homestead in Morris Township, Water Street, Huntingdon County, PA.
He was the son of the late Roy H. and Myrtle Inez (Rousch) Anders.
He married Rosemary Waite on April 4, 1947 in Berrysville, Virginia. Mrs. Anders preceded him in death on February 28, 2002.
He is survived by his children: Mr. Robert C. “Sam” Anders and his wife Linda of Water Street; Mr. Thomas W. Anders and his wife Patricia of Water Street; Mr. Kevin M. Anders and his wife Michelle of Water Street and Melissa “Susie” Franchio and her fiancé Jerry of Mt. Holly, New Jersey.
Also surviving are grandchildren: Robert C. Anders Jr., Jack T. Anders, Daniel W. Anders, Clifford R. Anders, Amy Fleck, and Adam Franchio and great-grandchildren Lynnsey Fleck and Caleb Anders.
Two brothers Thomas Richard Anders and Joseph W. Anders of Alexandria and a sister Mrs. Jean A. Kooken of Tyrone also survive.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter Cynthia Lou Anders on October 2, 1981, an infant son Jack Anders in 1964 and a granddaughter Jennifer E. Anders in 1975. Also preceding him in death were brothers George E., Roy H., John V., Raymond, James and Donald Anders and a sister Patricia Logan.
He retired in 1993 after working for 26 years for the IA Construction Corporation.
He was a member of God’s Missionary Church, Alexandria. He was a lifetime member to the Hookies Fire Company, Tyrone, a life member of the Water Street and Shaffersville Historical Society and enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
His biggest enjoyment came from his time spent with his family. They were the most important part of his life.
He graduated from Alexandria High School.
Like many of the greatest generation, he volunteered to serve during World War II, entering the United States Army Special Training Unit, Ft. Devens, Massachusetts on September 11, 1945 and served as a Private, until he was Honorably Discharged on December 14, 1945, after the war ended.
Family and friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. Monday, April 12, 2004 and from noon, Tuesday, April 13, 2004 until the hour of service.
Time and place of service is Tuesday, April 13, 2004 at 1 p.m. at the Cutright-Speck Funeral Home – Juniata Valley Chapel, 412 Main Street, Alexandria, PA 16611.
Rev. Alvin R. Shaffer will officiate. Interment will be at Alexandria Presbyterian Cemetery, Alexandria, PA.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Cutright-Speck Funeral Home P.C., Juniata Valley Chapel, 412 Main Street, Alexandria, PA 16611.