Hilton L. Anderson, 94


July 17, 1927-August 22, 2021

Hilton L. Anderson passed peacefully at his home in Montgomery, NJ at the age of 94. Affectionately known as Hil, he graduated from North Plainfield High School and was quickly drafted into WWII where he served as a med tech in the US army. Hil attended Rutgers University on the GI Bill, where he met the love of his life Lorraine Williams. Married in 1952 they enjoyed 64 years together before her passing in 2017. Prior to completing his PhD in psychology in 1969 Hil worked in the insurance and medical fields. Hil spent the majority of his career in the Princeton Regional School district as their school psychologist, retiring in 1988.

Upon retirement Hil spent 30 summers on Watson Pond in Belgrade Lakes, Maine, enjoying visits from his children and grandchildren. Hil was an avid swimmer and loved to travel. He visited every state in the US and numerous countries. Hil also enjoyed read and writing, with a focus on the mind and spirituality. Hil started and led A Course of Miracles group for over 40 years. After retiring he wrote 7 books: two of poetry. Hil was well known for reading a poem at special occasions. Hil and Lorraine were long-term members of the Unitarian Church.

Hilton is survived by his sister Wynne Sumner, his three children David Anderson (Stacey Anderson), Lynn Barclay (I. David Barclay) & Jean Anderson (William Brantley), his seven grandchildren Amanda Barclay Witkowski, Cynthia Barclay Camponelli, Rebecca Barclay Carr, Zachary Anderson, Kelly Anderson, Jackson Brantley & Carson Brantley, and three great grandchildren Nicholas, Emilia, and Hailey.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton on November 6th at 11am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hilton and Lorraine Anderson Scholarship Fund with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County.