Obituary of H. Thomas Anderton |

Obituary of H. Thomas Anderton

H. Thomas Anderton of Grass Valley, Calif., passed away Aug. 20, 2014, after a long and dignified fight. He was 69.

Tom was a graduate of Miami University, was a loving father of Thomas Jr. (wife Carine Rompante) and Michael (wife Daneen) Anderton, and a loving grandfather to Margaux and Henry.

He was looking forward to another grandchild later this year.

Tom loved to fly and will be always fondly remembered for his single-engine flights into the remote, dirt airstrip at Punta Final in Baja.

He will be forever missed.

Prayer service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary, 459 Hollow Way, Nevada City, Calif.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pilots-N-Paws, whose pilots work across the country and donate their time, planes and fuel to transport rescued animals to places where they will be adopted (

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