Carl R Anderson

Carl R Anderson

July 30, 1950 - September 15, 2021
Darlington Township

Carl R Anderson

July 30, 1950 - September 15, 2021
Darlington Township


Carl R. Anderson, 71, of Darlington Township, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at his home.

Born on July 30, 1950 in Enon Valley, he was the son of the late Ralph G. and Gladys V. (Duncan) Anderson.

Carl attended Greenbrier Military School, later attending Penn State University to obtain his degree in forestry.  He then went on to receive a teaching degree from Geneva College.  Carl taught history and science for Blackhawk School District for 32 years.  He was also the assistant basketball coach with John Miller in the 80s, moving onto the 7th grade team for a total of 16 strong coaching years.  Following his retirement, Carl formed the Blackhawk Retired Teachers’ Dinner Club, and was an active volunteer for the Lion Listeners with Blackhawk Intermediate School.  Carl loved sports of all kinds, particularly basketball and cycling, and was a gifted woodworker, a civil war history buff, and a proud lifelong resident of the Blackhawk Community. 

He is survived by his wife, Margee L. (Matthews) Anderson, through a relationship that began at Northwestern High School and endured through college, 47 years of marriage, and five different houses.  Preceded in death by his oldest brother Thomas Anderson, Carl is also survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Abby (Sean) Sheffler; his brothers, Keith Anderson and Clair (Barbara) Anderson; grandchildren, Cooper Thomas and Elena Anne Sheffler; nieces and nephews, Kate, Duncan, Curt, and Ryan; relatives and special friends, Julie and Jan Jumet, Todd Beatty, Pat Lindner, Kenny Kemp, as well as the Haffey Family.

Carl’s family invites family and friends to a celebration of life on Friday at 3PM at the Anderson Family Farm, 481 Anderson Road, Enon Valley, PA 16120. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Carl’s name to Blackhawk Lady Cougar Boosters via the link: or by mail to 122 Meadow Drive, Beaver Falls PA 15010; or the Little Beaver Lions Listeners, care of Pat Lindner, PO Box 46, Enon Valley 16120.

The GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., Chippewa Twp., 117 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls, is honored to care for the Anderson family during this time.

Celebration of Life

  • Date & Time: September 24, 2021 (3:00 PM)
  • Venue: Anderson Family Farm (Anderson Road, Enon Valley)
  • Location: Enon Valley - (Get Directions)

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4 responses to Carl R Anderson

  1. Our deepest sympathy on Carls passing

  2. Dear Margee and Abbey, and all your family…we are so very sorry for your loss. The short time we knew Carl we loved him. We are praying for you …for peace and comfort…knowing he is not suffering any in the hands of Our Lord and Savior. Our Deepest and Heartfelt sympathy.

    Love and Prayers,
    George and Anna Boyle

  3. mark balbach says:

    Margee – My deepest sympathies on the passing of Carl. I have a lot of memories of Carl at Blackhawk High School talking education and of course Blackhawk Hoops. I am so sorry for your loss. Mark Balbach

  4. I was sorry to hear of Carls passing. My condolences to Margie and Carls brothers Clair and Keith. I have many happy memories of the Anderson family Ellen Nicely Ward

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