Thomas Anderson

April 25, 1936 ~ January 20, 2019 (age 82)


Donald R. Crawford Funeral Homes



Thomas Anderson age 82 of Coatesville, Pa, passed away Sunday January 20, 2019. He was born April 25, 1936 in New Salem, Pa. Son of the late Clyde and Beryl (Uphold) Anderson. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers Lloyd and Bobby Anderson.

            Surviving are his sisters Janet Maxwell and sister-in-law Judy Anderson, nieces and nephews Susan (Mitchell) Rothenberg, Bob (Renee) Maxwell, Amy Anderson, Rob (Dana) Anderson, great nieces and nephews Rachael and David Rothenberg, Allison and Erin Maxwell Sidney, Ryan and Avery Anderson, cousins Bob (Mary Ellen) Jones, Cholly Teichert, Deborah Bourke, Ronald Uphold, Faye H’ess, Connie (Bill) Dunn and Bonnie (Rick) Marche.

            Mr. Anderson graduated from Uniontown High School class of 1955, California University, a masters degree from Purdue University and also pursued a doctorate degree.


            He taught at various schools before becoming a Professor of Biology at Cheyney University of Pa. He retired from that position but his love of teaching brought him to Delaware Community College on a part time basis. He taught there until a month before his passing. Mr. Anderson also had a love for farming which he acquired from his beloved Aunt Kuth and Uncle Bob. His bounty from his gardens were shared by his neighbors, friends and family. He was a faithful man attending many churches in his area including the Doe Run Presbyterian Church and the Fallow Field Quaker Meeting House.

            Family and friends will be received 10:00am to 1:00pm hour of service on Monday January 28, 2019,  at Donald R. Crawford Funeral Home Hopwood, Pa, with Reverend Susan Rotheberg officiating. Internment, will follow after the service in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Arrangements by Donald R. Crawford Funeral Home Hopwood, Pa.

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