Allen John Anderson, 65, of Pittsford


PITTSFORD — Allen John Anderson, age 65, passed away March 12, 2024, at his home in Pittsford.

Allen was born in Brockton, Mass., on April 16, 1958. He was the son of John and Sheila (Raw) Anderson. Allen grew up in Middletown Springs, Vt., where he spent his early education, and graduated from Poultney High School, class of 1976.

He has been a self-employed automotive mechanic most of his life. He was a former employee of Blue Seal in Brandon, where he was a mechanic, as well as in maintenance. Allen was a talented carpenter, having built his own houses in Florence, and Hubbardton, as well as restored several in Rutland County. He enjoyed hiking, fishing and was an avid reader. He had a love of restoring classic vehicles.

He is survived by his mother, Sheila Rivers; his five daughters, Ina Anderson of Forest Dale, Ashley Beatty (Jim) of Whitehall, N.Y., Jessica Anderson (Broc) of Florence, Niki Garrido (Alex) of Newcomb, N.Y., and Danielle Pennine (Sam) of Coventry, R.I.; two sisters, Lisa Cook of Fair Haven and Claire Yentz of Pittsford. Seven grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive him.

He is predeceased by his father, John (Jack) Anderson; his aunt Shirley Newhall; and his dogs, Rose, Bear, Trixie, Max, and Mya.

A private graveside committal service and burial will take place, at a later date, at Evergreen Cemetery in Pittsford.

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to; Rutland County Humane Society, 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon ◊


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