Lawrence C. Anderson

Lawrence C. Anderson, 91, Ebensburg, died Monday at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.

He was born in Vintondale, son of the late Marshall J. and Olive V. (Rager) Anderson.

Surviving are a daughter, Carol H. Lee and husband, David, of Cresson; a grandson, Ralph Lee and wife, Wendy, of Altoona; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Frederick and husband, Ben, of Ebensburg; five great-grandchildren: Maddison and Makenna Lee and Damen, Lucas and Morgan Frederick; a sister, Carrie Maderia of Oberlin, Ohio; numerous nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Frances Anderson of Amherst, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Henderson (Johns) Anderson; a brother, Russell; and a brother-in-law, Joseph Maderia.

Lawrence was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, serving in the 80th Infantry Division in the European theater and attaining a Silver Star and Purple Heart and many of other citations. He retired from the United Mine Workers of America.

Lawrence was a lifetime member of VFW Post 4963, American Legion Post 238 and Moose Lodge 681. He was a member of Blue Lodge 312; the Jaffa Shrine, where he was the oldest member of the Provost Guard; United Mine Workers of America, District 2, Local Union 1368; and Cambria County Industrial Old-Timers Baseball League.

Friends will be received from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday, May 10, 2013, at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 1521 Frankstown Road, Johnstown, Nancy Hoover officiating. Committal will be in Armaugh Cemetery with military rites by Menoher VFW Post 155.

Condolences may be sent at HindmanFuneralHomes .com.