May They Rest in Peace: Fr. Richard W. Anderson, SJ

Fr. Richard W. Anderson, SJ, died Aug. 10, 2019, at the age of 84. He was a Jesuit for more than 65 years. 

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, Aug. 16, at 10:45 a.m. at Colombiere Center, 9075 Big Lake Rd., Clarkston.
Fr. Richard W. Anderson, SJ

He was born in Chicago and ministered as a Spiritual Director and Community Superior at Loyola University Chicago and Milford Spiritual Center. He also served as Chaplain at various locations such as St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago and the Loyola University in Rome (John Felice Center). His ministry was primarily in the Cincinnati and Chicago areas. A deeply spiritual man, he always had a smile for everyone he would meet. 

Visitation is Thursday, August 15, 3-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Colombiere.  Funeral Mass Friday, August 16, at 10:45 a.m. at Colombiere Center, 9075 Big Lake Rd., Clarkston, MI with burial to follow.  

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