John Thomas Anderson

December 21, 1931 - September 9, 2006

John Thomas Anderson, age 74, of Prosper, Texas, passed away September 9, 2006, in McKinney, Texas. He was born December 21, 1931, in Brooklyn, New York, to John Murray and Isabelle (Reilly) Anderson. Mr. Anderson was a United States Marine serving his country in the Korean Conflict. On July 21, 1956 he married Helen Rinn Reinhardt in The Bronx, New York. Mr. Anderson attended Pace University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He worked for Pitney-Bowes Inc. as the manager of several branches throughout the United States; retiring after 32 years of service. A lifelong Roman Catholic, Mr. Anderson was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Helen; son, John P. and his wife, Cathy of Allen, Texas and their children, Lauren and John Russell; daughter, Deirdre Pulliam and her husband, Skyler of McKinney and their children, Ashley, Sarah and Emily; and daughter, Regina Laman and her husband, Kerry of Rodgers, Arkansas and their children, Jennifer, Grayson and Meredith; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives. Preceding him in death were his parents; sisters, Barbara Mason, Mary Finnican and Joan McCarthy; and granddaughter, Rachel Laman. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 15, 2006, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Frisco, Texas with Father Timothy Heines officiating. Interment will follow at 1:00 p.m., Friday at DFW National Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home at the McKinney location from 6:00-9:00 p.m., Thursday with a Rosary service at 7:00 p.m.