Terry W. Andersen, 78, of Warren, PA., died Thursday afternoon, December 23, 2021, at Warren General Hospital, Warren, PA., after a brief illness. He was born August 23, 1943, in Warren, PA. Terry was the son of Lawrence and Mary Alice Andersen. He was a lifelong Warren area resident. A graduate of Warren Area High School Class of 1961. He had served with the U.S. Air Force from 1961 to 1965. Terry was employed with the former Bell Telephone Company, AT & T and Lucent Technology, retiring after 34 years employment. Upon retiring, he was self-employed for Andersen Communications. Terry attended St. Joseph R.C. Church. He was an active volunteer, especially with the Toy Shoppe. He was an avid reader, golfer, enjoyed traveling and woodworking. He was an avid Pittsburgh Sports Fan. Terry had a great love and devotion to his wife, children, grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Rosellen Marlowe Andersen, whom he married August 20, 1966, 2 Sons – David Andersen and wife, Sami all of Warren, PA., Matthew Andersen and wife, Wendy of Russell, PA., 3 Grandchildren, Alyssa Daisy, Lauren Rose, Brooke Elise, 2 Sisters – Leslie Childs of Russell, PA., Pamela Moretti of Buffalo, N.Y., 1 Brother – Edward Andersen and wife, Diane of Merrimac, Mass., several nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his half-brother, Billy Andersen.
Friends may call on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, 304 East Street, Warren, PA. A funeral service will be conducted there at 3:00 P.M. with Fr. Richard Tomasone, Pastor, officiating. Masks and social distancing will be required. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of the Ascension in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Toy Shoppe of Warren, PA., Hospital Drive, Warren, Pa. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com
Rosellen and Matt, so very sorry for your loss. Terry was such a great guy. He will be missed!
Dear Andersen family. Kent and I are so very sorry to read of the passing of Terry. Prayers for peace and comfort to all of you.
Dear Rosellen and boys
so sorry to hear about Terry. May the Lord be with you in your time of sorrow. Our prayers are with you. Myrna Cloutman Littlefield and Joe Littlefield
Dear Rosellen, David, Matthew and family,
Words cannot express how we feel over your loss of Terry. We know how much he meant to you, David, Matthew, their families and to all who had been blessed to know him. Our heartfelt condolences go out to all of you. Terry was a great husband, father, grandfather and friend and he will forever be missed.
We pray your treasured memories provide comfort and are kept close to your heart always.
Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you.
Love, Lenny, Rosanne, Michael & Adam
Hello to Terry’s family,
I only new Terry with the work at the Toy Shoppe. His creative wood working skills, organized manner of working, and smile make the volunteers’ work fun. It was a joy to work with him. He brought many blessings to children receiving his toys.
Dave, Sami, Matt and Family –
we are very sorry to hear about your dad! our thoughts and prayers are with you!!
may all the great memories help in this difficult time!
Terry will be greatly missed by all who knew him. I am so sorry for your loss.
Terry was the go to guy when it came to solving problems at the Toy Shoppe, whether it be working with or repairing equipment he normally was able to come up with a solution. I will miss Terry very much. He was a good man.