Dana A. Anderson, age 89, passed away on January 1, 2019 at the Watermark in Southbury. A lifelong Milford resident, until he moved to Southbury in 2016, was born on March 21, 1929 to the late J. Allen and Edna Bennett Anderson. Before retiring, he was a self-employed carpenter and could fix most anything. Dana will be remembered as an avid golfer, who relaxed in his summer home in Vermont and working at the golf course across the street named Mt. Snow Country Club, along with enjoying building model airplanes and hunting. He is survived by his loving wife Norma Buck Anderson, children Linda Kohler and her husband James of Southbury, Scott Anderson and his wife Lucy of Milford, Gary Anderson of Wallingford and Eric Anderson and his wife Barbara of Milford, grandchildren Melissa Kohler, Ellen Passmore and her husband Derek, Robert Kohler, Arin Fuller, Christine Rindos and her husband Justin and Michelle Cantor and great grandchildren Alex, Matty and Layla. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Richard Anderson and sister Lois Linne. Calling hours are Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 9:30am to 11:30am at the Smith Funeral Home, 135 Broad St., Milford. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home during the visitation at 11am. Interment will follow at Milford Cemetery.
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