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Roy N. Anderson

November 1, 2019 Kennett Square, PA Devoted Husband and Father, Fun-loving Grandfather and Reliable Friend and Brother

Roy N. Anderson, 62, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in 1957 in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Edward R. and Rose (Martelli) Anderson.

Roy was a Kennett Square native and graduate of Kennett High School in 1975. He was a devoted husband and father, fun-loving grandfather and reliable friend and brother. Roy was a master tinkerer and problem solver, avid collector of antiques, and renowned home chef. He loved western movies, motorcycle rides, cultivating tomatoes for his homemade pasta sauce and fishing with family and friends. Most of all, he loved being silly Pop-Pop, and sharing his toys with his grandchildren. He will be remembered by family and friends for his wildly entertaining stories and many memories they will cherish.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Pamela; daughter, Christina and her husband Ryan of Wilmington, daughter, Meghan of Kennett Square, son, Matthew and his wife Gift of Kennett Square; three grandchildren whom he adored, Autumn, Nolan and Connor, he was very much looking forward to meeting his 4th grandchild, who is due in January; one brother Edward of Collegeville, PA and two sisters Josephine of Elkton, MD and Genevieve of Springfield, PA.

You are invited to visit with Roy’s family on Sunday, November 10, from 5-7 p.m., at Kuzo Funeral Home in Kennett Square. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 11, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Kennett Square. Interment will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Hockessin, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Roy’s memory to the Lung Cancer & Related Disorders or Abramson Cancer Center fund at Penn Medicine https://giving.apps.upenn.edu.

Arrangements by Kuzo Funeral Home of Kennett Square, PA.


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Services

Visitation

November 10, 2019 5:00PM to 7:00PM Kuzo Funeral Home
250 W. State Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Mass of Christian Burial

November 11, 2019 10:00AM St. Patrick Catholic Church
212 Meredith Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Interment

November 11, 2019 Following Mass St. Patrick Cemetery
1528 Ashland Clinton School Road
Hockessin, DE 19707

Guestbook

  1. Roy was such a nice guy! Always had a sweet smile for everyone! I was friends with his Sister’s, knew his brother & loved his dear Mother Rosie! His cousin Susan is one of my best friends & her Mother Louise was his Aunt. He was also in my Sister Denise’s class at Kennett High School! I lost her 3 years ago next month! Way too young to go! May he rest in God’s peace. sending condloences to all of his family! God bless.

    Maria (DiBartolomeo) Hamilton | November 12, 2019 at 6:57 PM
  2. My sincere sympathy to all of you
    Roy was so nice Our families go way back and our mothers were very good friends
    May he rest in peace
    Sincerely, Susan Muscarella

    Susan | November 8, 2019 at 6:48 PM
  3. You all have been in my thoughts and prayers.iI am really sorry for your loss.

    Sally Grimes | November 7, 2019 at 11:11 PM
  4. Our Deepest condolences to the family on the passing away of our dear friend Roy, he was a delight to talk to with a quick wit and a charming smile, ever so helpful, we will forever miss him. May his soul rest in peace. We pray to give strength to the family.

    Mohan Susan and Zubin Canada | November 7, 2019 at 10:12 AM
  5. To the Anderson family, I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your love one. Roy was a Broad Street neighbor and our families were good friends. I remember growing up with the Andersons, as our moms were very good friends. My deepest and most heart felt sympathies at these time. Think of all the wonderful memories you have. Take care and God Bless You.

    Kathy Ruoss Borrell | November 7, 2019 at 8:47 AM
  6. Roy was such a great man. He always made me laugh. He fought hard. He’s at peace now and no longer in pain. Sending my love and prayers to Pammy, Megs, Christina, Matt, and the grandbabies. Rest In Peace, Roy.

    Cait Grady | November 6, 2019 at 7:05 PM
  7. Such a nice guy. Always with a smile on his face. A loss for all his friends and family.

    Lisa Joy Vance | November 6, 2019 at 1:54 PM
  8. Anderson’s & fam;
    So sorry for your lost. No words that you haven’t heard so far.

    Worked with Roy back in the day at ACA. Also remember a Corvette, now that was a sweet toy…

    Fran Roman ✝️

    Fran Roman | November 6, 2019 at 10:29 AM
  9. Dear family so sorry to hear about Roy passing. As you know the Konitzer kids and Anderson kids grew up as neighbors and all my boys thought Roy was the coolest guy. We all liked Roy. My condolences to you all.

    Pat Konitzer | November 5, 2019 at 9:08 PM
  10. Roy always had such a warm, welcoming smile! He had a way of making everyone at ease. Smart and curious, he had many interests and all with a lot of love in his heart especially for his family. It is very hard to capture all there was to love about him in a few words.
    My sincere sympathy to his family.
    Cindy (Milewski) Stuller

    Cynthia Stuller | November 5, 2019 at 8:21 AM
  11. RIP Roy you were a Great Friend and Neighbor and one of the Broad St Bully Gang you will be missed You will be with your Mom and Dad now and you will not be in no more paid no more

    Michael S Ruoss | November 4, 2019 at 10:31 PM
  12. Truly sorry for your loss! Keeping each of you in my thoughts, prayers and heart!

    Natalie Furia | November 4, 2019 at 9:06 PM
  13. With Deepest Sympathy to the family

    Sisina | November 4, 2019 at 7:35 PM
  14. You are in my thoughts and prayers – Roy was such a great guy

    Charlotte Ferraro | November 4, 2019 at 4:48 PM

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