Victor S. Anderson, 83, of Cranberry Township, was called to Heaven on Monday January 20, 2020.
Born June 26, 1936 in Hanumakonda, Deccan, India, a son to late Arthur Hemlin Anderson and Isabell
Sarah Anderson (Barnett). Victor was a graduate of Breeks Memorial Anglo Indian Higher Secondary
School in Ootacamund, India. After graduating, he left to settle in the United States and continue his
Victor continued his education first at Providence-Barrington Bible College in Rhode Island. He then
attended Wheaton College in Illinois, earning a Bachelor of Science while competing on the soccer and
wrestling teams. He had a heart to serve the Lord and his choice was to follow in his parents footsteps
and become a missionary or continue his education and serve through becoming a Doctor.
He chose the path of medicine and attended the University of Illinois Medical School. It was also during
this period where he met his wife, Dorothy Ann Anderson (Zoppelt). They were married on September
15, 1962 in Aliquippa, Pa. They were married for 45 years, until March 25, 2008 when Dorothy was
called to her Heavenly home.
Victor was called to serve in the US Army Medical Corp. He served two years as a Captain spending time
abroad in Korea. After his military service Victor and Dorothy lived in several communities in the
Pittsburgh area, including Monroeville, Greensburg, and Center Township. He continued his education at
the University of Pittsburgh where he specialized in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. After receiving his
specialized training he worked in several Pittsburgh area hospitals prior to establishing his own practice
in Greensburg, where Dorothy assisted as the Office Manager.
Other than his passion for medicine and learning, Victor was strongly committed to the Lord. He was
involved as an elder at many churches and sang in multiple choirs. Even as his mobility began to decline
he was dedicated to praying for others as his way to continue to serve the Lord.
Victor leaves two sons, Michael S. Anderson and his wife Amber Anderson with their children, Annelies
and Tabitha, and Samuel Anderson and his wife Katie Anderson along with their children, Kyle and Sarah.
He also leaves two siblings, Eunice Kolb and her husband Aaron Kolb, Ken Anderson and his wife Lois
Anderson and preceded in death by his brother David Anderson and his wife Joan Anderson. Victor also
leaves numerous loving nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Wednesday January 22, 2020 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Simpson
Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca, Pa (724-728-4000). Friends may also call on Thursday
from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 AM (also at Simpson Funeral Home). Reverend Dr.
Adam Jackley will officiate the service.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Victor’s nephew, Andy Anderson, serving as a missionary in
Madrid, Spain. Easiest way to send donations is to use the following link:
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