Roger Allyn Anderson, 83, of Glastonbury, Conn.

GLASTONBURY, Conn. — Roger Allyn Anderson, 83, of Glastonbury, Conn., passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

He was born in Huron, to Harry and Ethel (Eastman) Anderson.

Roger graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1960. After graduation, he was based around the United States as well as on multiple destroyers. After leaving the Navy his employment allowed he and his family the opportunity to live in Paris, France and Brussels, Belgium and travel throughout Europe and Asia.

Roger was predeceased by his parents; brother, Norman; and sister, Gloria.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce; daughters, Catherine (Jeffrey) Barlow and Michele Anderson; and four grandchildren, Taylor and James Barlow, and Casey and Matthew Coletta. He is also survived by his brother, Dale (Carol); and his sister, Helen (Richard Phillips) who he maintained a special bond with throughout his life.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the VA to benefit veterans in need. Donations can be made in Roger’s name to the VA Healthcare System Attn: Voluntary Services, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516 or a charity of your choice.

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