Born in England, a son of the late Harold and Winifred Alderson, he was a machinist for the Rhode Island Tool Company before his retirement. He was married for 67 years to the late Agnes (Bouffard) Alderson, who died in March.
Mr. Anderson was a World War II veteran of the United States Coast Guard and was a member of the Warren Fire Department, Engine 2, Mechanics.
He leaves four sons, Bernard L. Alderson and his wife Donna of Swansea, Donald P. Alderson of Warsaw, NY and James A. and Robert H. Alderson, both of Assonet, Mass. He was the grandfather of seven, great-grandfather of 12, and also leaves a sister, Joan Bemis.
Arrangements are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road. Funeral services are at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the funeral home, with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in St. Jean Baptiste Church, Main Street. Burial with full military honors will follow in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery.
Donations in his memory may be sent to the St. Vincent De Paul Society, 645 Main St., Warren, RI 02885. See wjsmithfh.com.