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William H. Anderson - 97

8/5/1922 - 3/6/2020

Richton Park, Illinois

William H. Anderson. Age 97. Longtime Richton Park resident formerly of Chicago’s Victory Heights and Grand Crossing Neighborhoods. Attended Englewood High School. United States Army Air Corp WWII Veteran 82nd Troop Carrier Squadron, Missions including Battle of Holland, and Concentration Camp survivor evacuation. Retired Passenger Train Conductor after 44 years service from the Illinois Central Railroad (Metra Electric Line). Husband of 73 years to Catherine E. nee Vinezeano. Father of Linda (John) Gallagher, Patricia (Jerry) Korbel, William (Tina) Anderson, the late Donna (Thomas) Vanderluitgaren, and Barbara Bloom. Grandfather of Catherine (Jim) Kapnick, John (Laura) Gallagher, Jeff (Elizabeth) Gallagher, Steven (Maria) Korbel, Kenneth Korbel, David (Dorothy) Korbel, Christina Korbel, Thomas (Jan) Vanderluitgaren, Brian (Tracy) Vanderluitgaren, Laura (Justin) Grooms, Jennifer (Kurt) Hucek, Julia (Jeremy) Stebbins, Neil Bloom, Megan Anderson and the late Michael Vanderluitgaren. Great-grandfather of 34. Great-great grandfather of 1. Son of the late Mary nee Hamill and Henry W. Anderson. Brother of Edward (late Gertrude) Anderson, Donald (late Claire) Anderson, Nancy Anderson, Robert (Susan) Anderson, the late Elizabeth (late Phillip) Scuderi, Patricia Anderson, and Henry (late Charlotte) Anderson. Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Tuesday March 10, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Funeral Wednesday March 11th 9:15 am from funeral home to St Lawrence O’Toole Church, 4101 St Lawrence Avenue, Matteson. Mass 10:00. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. Info 708-481-9230 and panozzobros.com.

4 Comments

  • Megan Anderson

    4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your service and your unconditional love Grandpa. You've earned your rest now, but don't worry we will take care of Grandma for you. Until we meet again. I love you.

  • Joanie & Chuck Lewis

    3 weeks, 6 days ago

    Dear Kay and family,

             I have known your family for many years. There are so many wonderful memories we have shared from time at Church, bowling, and definitely with Our Lord. May your family be showered with Gods Love. I know the gates of heaven are opened wide to greet this  caring, gentle, and one loved person by his entire family. Sending hugs, love, support and prayers to ALL of you.

                                                  Chuck and Joanie Lewis

                                                  Former SLOT parish

                                                 Pelham, TN

  • Joanie & Chuck Lewis

    3 weeks, 6 days ago

    Dear Kay and family,

             I have known your family for many years. There are so many wonderful memories we have shared from time at Church, bowling, and definitely with Our Lord. May your family be showered with Gods Love. I know the gates of heaven are opened wide to greet this  caring, gentle, and one loved person by his entire family. Sending hugs, love, support and prayers to ALL of you.

                                                  Chuck and Joanie Lewis

                                                  Former SLOT parish

                                                 Pelham, TN

  • Joanie & Chuck Lewis

    3 weeks, 6 days ago

    Dear Kay and family,

             I have known your family for many years. There are so many wonderful memories we have shared from time at Church, bowling, and definitely with Our Lord. May your family be showered with Gods Love. I know the gates of heaven are opened wide to greet this  caring, gentle, and one loved person by his entire family. Sending hugs, love, support and prayers to ALL of you.

                                                  Chuck and Joanie Lewis

                                                  Former SLOT parish

                                                 Pelham, TN

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