James R. Anderson


James Robert Anderson (Jim), aged 71, passed away at Saratoga Hospital surrounded by family and friends on March 2, 2020. He was born in Albany, NY, son of Robert and Jean Yare Anderson on March 20, 1948. He graduated from Burnt Hills High School.

Jim married the love of his life Ida Rougie, in 1968. They recently celebrated 51 years of marriage. In addition to his wife he is survived by daughter Donna Lange (Rodney) of Ballston Spa and son Brenton Anderson (Wendy Welsh) of South Glens Falls. He was much loved by his four grandchildren Morgan, Dylan, Jordan and James and two great grandchildren Natalie and Carter. Also surviving are his two sisters, Judy Kennedy of Wilton and Barbara Brunelle (Bob) of Queensbury and several nieces and nephews.

At the request of the family there will be no services. You may honor his life with a contribution to the American Lung Association, American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association or a cause of your own choice.

Guest Book

Kevin Jones

Ida and family

My thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Jim was the sweetest nicest man ever, I will really miss him.

Christine Winchip

So sorry for your loss, my sincerest condolences to the family

Rachel McDermott

Rest In Peace Jim. My love and prayers are with you Ida, and with your family, during this sad time.

Barbara Helman

I’m so sorry Ida, cherish the memories always!
Love Barb

Linda Genereux

I am so sorry to hear about your brother I'm glad I got to see him at Thanksgiving

Alice and Mike Smith

Sending prayers to the family, Please know he will be with you always. Soar high Jimmy.
God got another great angel. RIP

Pamila Melander

Ida and family,
Our sympathy for your loss. Jim was a fun, loving person to everyone he met.
Love and prayers,
Bill and Pamila

Lori & Doug Shaver

So sorry for the loss. Many prayers for the entire family.

Ardella Baxter Hutchins

Ida I am so sorry for your loss. May your memories sustain you and your family during this difficult time.

Stef and Sherry Sias

May you Rest In Peace Jim. Ida our thoughts and prayers are with you .

Dana and Brian Sousis

Our thoughts and prayers are with you

Dawn Dinehart

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love you all..

Sue Macfie McGrath

Ida and family,
I am truly sorry for your loss. Jim was a good man, kind hearted and loved his family with all his heart. He will be missed and fond memories warmly celebrated.
Deepest condolences and love.
Sue and Sam

Tommy Smith

Sending thoughts, prayers and much love for the whole family.