LITITZ - Paul L. Anderson, 77, of Lititz, took the hand of Jesus on Nov. 4, 2012, in Mifflin County.
Born in Mattawana, he was the son of the late Philip and Francis (Heister) Anderson. He was married for 51 years to Barbara Knable Anderson.
Paul served in the U.S. Army, attended Grace Church, of Lititz, and was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers, Local Union No. 19.
He enjoyed reading, traveling, going on mission trips and spending time at his cabin in Mifflin County. Most of all, he loved his God, his family and serving others.
He is survived by: his wife, Barbara; daughters, Paula A. Burger, wife of Dennis, of Lititz, and Patti J. Phillips, of Lititz; granddaughters, Jenna, Meredith and Kalah Burger and Emma Jo Phillips; brothers, Ralph Anderson, husband of Nina, and Fern Anderson, husband of Jan; sisters, Helen Passmore, wife of Charles, and Dorothy Ellinger; and sister-in-law, Hazel Fisher, wife of Max, all of Mifflin County.
He was preceded in death by a brother, William.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Grace Church, 501 W. Lincoln Ave., Lititz. A viewing will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday.
Burial will be held in Witness Park, Lititz.
Contributions may be made in his memory to the Mission Fund at Grace Church.
To send online condolences, please visit www.richardheiseyfuneralhome.com.