Paul A. Anderson, 54

Postal supervisor


November 10, 2006

Paul A. Anderson, a postal supervisor and longtime Northeast Baltimore resident, suffered a heart attack at the Linthicum post office Monday and died later that day at Harbor Hospital. He was 54.

Mr. Anderson was born in Baltimore and was raised in Cherry Hill and West Baltimore. He was a 1970 graduate of Walbrook High School, where he played drums in the school's band.

He served in the Army for two years and remained an active reservist, attaining the rank of sergeant. He was a graduate of Baltimore City Community College and was a Baltimore police officer in the mid-1970s.

Mr. Anderson went to work for the Postal Service as a mail handler in 1979 at the main post office on East Fayette Street. He was later promoted to supervisor and served in that capacity at the Frederick post office. He transferred to Linthicum last year.

He was a fan of classic Hollywood films and enjoyed reading history and doing yard work.

Mr. Anderson was an active member of Burning Light Gospel Way of the Cross Church on Greenmount Avenue.

Services will be held at noon Wednesday at Refuge Way of the Cross Church, 4301 Old York Road.

Surviving are his wife of 10 years, the former Lorraine Cannon; a son, Damon Anderson; two daughters, Pashae Anderson and Patrice Anderson; a stepson, Anthony Oliver; a stepdaughter, Octavia Cannon; two brothers, Willie Anderson and Julius Anderson; and eight grandchildren; all of Baltimore.

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