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“Dear Andersen Family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. A. He always managed to make me laugh from my early years at Crestwood Lake to...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Kenny Kunisch - manchester center, VT

“We have lost a good friend and send our love and sincere sympathy to Nina, Peter,Greg,Steven and Norman plus the spouses and grandchildren. We will...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Linda and Leeds - Stonington, CT

“Dear Nina, We are so sorry to hear of Walt's passing. Walt was a fine and gentle man. Our deepest sympathy to you, your children and grandchildren....Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Carole & Bill Frank - Glen Rock, NJ

“We're so sorry to hear about Walt's passing. It was amazing to read about all of Walt's accomplishments and associations in his obituary. He was...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Dave, Laura, Lisa, and Derek Parker - NJ

“My sincere condolences to Nina and the family. I have the privilege of being the current President of the Holiday Observers of Allendale and the...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Peter Borzilleri - Allendale, NJ

“Dear Nina and Extended Family, We were sorry to hear of Walt's passing. He was a great asset to Allendale with a very positive spin on life. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Dora & Hans Sammer - NJ

“Dear Nina , My deepest sympathy to you for the loss of your beloved husband. Although I knew him only a short time he was the kindest man with a...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Fran Hausmann - Manchester, NJ

“Nina and family, Trudy and Lou wish to extend our sincerest sympathy to you and the family. Walt was a real asset to the community and a pleasure to...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Lou & Trudy Thievon - Manchester, NJ

“Nina, Peter, Greg, Norm & Steve We were shocked and saddened to hear the news of our cousins passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers at...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Don & Marilyn Andersen - OH

“Dear Nina and family, My heart is saddened upon learning of Walt's passing. Walter was, without a doubt, one of the best people I had ever known. ...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Cathy & Larry Wolven - Barnegat, NJ

“Nina and family-Am truly saddened by your loss-We enjoyed being around Walt as he was always so upbeat and we will always be grateful for the family...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Paula Leachman - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Nina and the Andersens, Growing up in Allendale, how could you NOT know Walt Andersen. Mr. A was an ICON of Allendale. "HELLO YOUNG MAN!" is usually...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Jerry Pryor - Mahwah, NJ

“My childhood, the town of Allendale and the AB&G/MB&G were all enlightened by Walt Andersen. He was an icon in the town and a welcome site at the...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Craig Kunisch - Warwick, NY

“Nina, So sorry to hear about Walt. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sorry i can't make the wake, but i am in a rehab center recovering from...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Carlin Hill - West Haven, CT

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Andersen, Walter P. 77, on February 15, 2009 of Manchester, NJ formerly of Allendale, NJ.

Beloved husband of Nina P. Andersen (nee Critchley) for 50 years. Loving father of Peter and wife Joanne of Ridgefield, CT, Steven and wife Debbie of Ramsey, NJ, Gregory and wife Monica of Wyckoff, NJ and Norman and wife Donna of Charlotte, NC. Adored grandfather of Emily, Christopher, Mark, Jessica, Mackenzie, Cameron, Andrew, Thomas, Mackenzie and Mallory. Dear brother of Harold and Phyllis. Uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Walter was past Commander of the American Legion Post 204 of Allendale. He was a member of the VFW 10181 of Allendale. He was a member of the Holiday Observers of Allendale and a member of the Board of Adjustment of Allendale. Walter coached recreational baseball and soccer in Allendale. He was a member of the Church of the Epiphany in Allendale and also a member of the Highlands Presbyterian Church in Allendale. Walter was a US Navy Veteran from 1951-1955 serving on the USS Glennon, DD 840. He was a member of the Tin Can Sailors and a member of the New Jersey Association of Realtors for 35 years. Walter worked for NJ Bell for 16 years prior to going into partnership with a School Photography Company Maude-Randolph School Pictures in Allendale. Walter lived in the Leisure Ridge Adult Community in Manchester, NJ where he was a member of the Recreation Committee. He loved Stone Harbor, the beach and deep sea fishing. Walter was also an avid photographer. Walter loved Allendale and Crestwood Lake. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren and brought humor to everyday life.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Van Emburgh-Sneider-Pernice Funeral Home, 109 Darlington Ave, Ramsey. A funeral service will be celebrated on Thursday February 19, 2009 at 10 AM at the Church of the Epiphany in Allendale, NJ. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery in Ramsey.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675-8517.

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