Francis (Andy) Anderson of Framingham and Oak Bluffs died July 7. He was the husband of the late Elaine (McNeil) Anderson.

Born in Boston and raised in Waltham, he was the son of the late Annie and Francis Joseph Anderson.

Francis was an Army Veteran of the Korean war. He was a Framingham resident since 1953 and enjoyed his summer residence in Oak Bluffs for more than 40 years. He was a former employee of Suburban Welders of Ashland. Fran learned to skate at the Boston Garden, where his father worked, and he played hockey and baseball for Northeastern University. An avid sports fan, he was a Patriots season ticket holder for decades. Francis especially loved being a grandfather.

He is survived by his two children, Kristen Walters and her husband Matthew of Hopkinton, and Kurt Anderson and his wife Krystal of Denton, Tex. He also leaves behind six grandchildren: Michael, Jack, Katie, Kyle, James, and Andrew.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home at 854 Washington street in Holliston. His funeral service will be held on Friday, July 22 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church, 1162 Highland street in Holliston. Interment will follow in the church memorial garden.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, alz.org