Andrew Carl Anderson "Binky"
Nov 11th, 2019
Andrew passed away suddenly at home in Yarmouth Port on November 11, 2019, at the age of 85. “Binky” was born in Attleboro, MA to Axel and Alyce (Hatch) Anderson and was raised in Mansfield, MA. He graduated in 1952 from Mansfield High School where he excelled in basketball and baseball.
He was employed by Crosby Valve and Gauge in Wrentham, MA where he worked for over thirty years and from where he retired. He moonlighted at Titus’ Family Restaurant in Mansfield as a bartender and cook. After retiring Binky worked at Camp Wingate*Kirkland in Yarmouth Port for sixteen years.
Binky married Nancy (Miller) in 1958. They lived in North Attleboro until they moved to Cape Cod in 1986. They spent many summers with their family at their cottage (Binky’s Place) in the sand, overlooking the ocean at Chase’s Ocean Grove in Dennis Port.
Now he is reunited with his beloved son, Mark, who passed away in 2009, his parents, sisters, Arlene and Judy, brothers Peter and John, his dog, Bandit and other family members and friends who have gone before him
Binky is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Nancy, son, Mike and daughter, Nanci Lee Quirk and her husband, Rich. Also surviving are grandsons, Travis and Zac and his wife, Paula, sister, Kathleen of Portsmouth, RI and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his extended family at Camp Wingate * Kirkland especially Sandy & Will Rubenstein and their daughters Mia and Sarah whom he loved dearly.
He was the greatest Bruins fan and was known around town as “the guy in the Bruins jacket”. He had a different Bruins jacket for each season. Binky loved gingersnaps, ice cream and Dunkin Donuts coffee which he made a special trip to get every day. He loved fishing with Mike, Mark, Zac and Travis. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Hallett Funeral Home, 273 Station Ave., South Yarmouth, MA on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with a service at 1:00 p.m. followed by interment at Ancient Cemetery, Ancient Way, Yarmouth Port, MA
In Binky’s memory, please offer a random act of kindness or make a contribution to your favorite charity. Rest in peace, Binky. You will be missed by all.