December 10, 1942 ~ March 26, 2008
Donald P. Andersen, 65, of Greensboro, NC, died Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at CT Hospice in Branford. Husband of Susan Ruickoldt Andersen, father of Donna Moss of Clearwater, FL, Kristen Arusiewicz of East Haven and Gary Andersen of Myrtle Beach, SC, also father to Melanie Swenson of New Haven, Todd Swenson of West Haven, Alexis Swenson of Mililani, HI and Merriel Swenson of Greensboro, NC. Grandfather of Kyle Andersen and Fiona Haborack, brother of Paula Lawrence of Pheonix, AZ and also survived by two nephews. Mr. Andersen was predeceased by a brother, David L. Andersen. A son of the late Lester C. and Elizabeth Buchner Andersen, he was born in New Haven on December 10, 1942. Mr. Andersen was an electrician for the I.B.E.W. Local #90 of New Haven for 40 years from which he retired. He was also a dedicated and faithful member of A.A. of Greensboro, NC. Funeral Service Saturday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT-TAYLOR, 410 CAMPBELL AVE., WEST HAVEN. Friends may visit with the family Saturday from 4-8 p.m. Contributions in Mr. Andersen's name can be made to The Fellowship Hall, P.O. Box 13890, Greensboro, NC 27405.