Alan H. Anderson
11/06/1938 - 09/07/2019

Alan Anderson passed away peacefully at Morristown Medical Center on September 7, 2019 after a brief illness.  He was 80 years old.  Born on November 6, 1938, to Alexander and Evelyn Anderson, Alan was raised in Union, NJ before moving to Whippany over 50 years ago.

Alan attended Union High School. After graduation he enrolled in the Navy.  He served for several years before leaving the Navy and becoming a tool and die maker.  He worked at National Manufacturing in Chatham and TRW in Mountainside before his retirement 13 years ago.  Alan was also active with the Hanover Township Senior Citizens.

Alan’s proudest accomplishments were his 2 children.  He loved spending time with his family and in his retirement, he could always be found at his grandsons’ baseball and football games and his granddaughters’ field hockey games and track meets.

He leaves to cherish his memories his devoted wife of 50 years, Ann, his daughter, Alana Gillespie and her husband Rob of Whippany, NJ, his daughter Diane Adamiak and her partner Eric Maier of Whippany, NJ, his step-son Devin Scott of California, and his grandchildren, Maggie, Madison and Jake Gillespie and Tommy Adamiak.  He is also survived by his grand-dog, Molly, who he adored and who adored him.

Funeral Home:
Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home
Visitation Hours:
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. ~ 8:00 p.m.
Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home, 49 Whippany Rd., Whippany, New Jersey
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
Grace Episcopal Church, 4 Madison Ave., Madison, New Jersey
Restland Memorial Park Mausoleum immediately following the funeral service
Memorial Gifts:
If so desired, the family of Alan Anderson respectfully requests contributions in his memory to the Pulmonary or Inpatient Hospice and Palliative Care departments c/o the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center, 475 South Street, 1st Floor, Morristown, NJ 07960. Donations may also be made online at
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