Manchaug- Bruce R. Anderson ,65 formerly of Manchaug section of Sutton passed away Fri. July 2, 2021 at UMass Memorial, University Campus after a long illness.
He is survived by his sister Susan M. Conley and her husband Shawn of Manchaug; nieces Angela and Ashley, Great nieces Rebecca and Nova Great nephews Phoenix,Christopher and Xhaiden all of Myrtle Beach, SC; cousins,aunts,uncles, and friends. His Brother Michael R. Anderson died Oct 24,2004.
Born in Worcester, ma on Dec. 18, 1955,he was the son of the late Richard H and Shirley B.( Briggs) Anderson and lived in Manchaug most of his life.He had lived in Uxbridge the past 8 years.
Bruce worked as a Machine Operator for Polyvinyl Films Co. In Sutton. Previously he worked at the Manchaug Legion Post 390 and in his younger years as a Machinist at Wyman Gordon .He was educated at Good Shepard school in Linwood and graduated from Blackstone Valley Tech ,Class of '74.
A buick enthusiast, he loved owning his 1987 Black Grand National .
Good natured and outgoing, Bruce was a great cook ,a good storyteller who loved a practical joke. He was proud of his nieces and close to his Buddies Fred & Mike and his extended kin, which included The Anderson,King, Briggs ,
Barrett,and Miller families.
Bruce often joked about the Joe Diffie song, Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox( If I Die) Next time you play a Jukebox song, think fondly of Bruce.
A celebration of Bruce's life and a time to share your special memory will be held on Saturday July 17, 2021 at Tony's Pizza Rt 146 Sutton from 12 -2 pm
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to Sutton Senior Center 19 Hough Rd. Sutton, MA 01590 or Uxbridge People First Food Pantry, Box 506 19 Douglas St., Uxbridge, MA 01569 .
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