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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Robert Francis McAndrew

1925 - 2021

Norwalk

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     Robert Francis “Bob” McAndrew, age 95 of Norwalk, died peacefully at his home on March 31, 2021.  He was the loving husband of Jeanne Brown McAndrew.  Bob was born in Lost Nation, Iowa on December 17, 1925, and was the son of the late Philip E. and Jane (McGonegle) McAndrew.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served his country in WW II and the Korean War.  He worked for Pfizer Pharmaceutical, the Veteran’s Employment Agency for the State of CT and was a retired letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.  He was a graduate of St. Ambrose University.

     In retirement he focused his volunteer time to help those in need and he was active in Life Time Learners, completed a course in creative writing, and was a voracious reader in his quest for ever more knowledge.

     In addition to his wife Bob is survived by his children Michael McAndrew (Elizabeth), Raymond McAndrew, Mary Beth Procaccini (Robert), Jean Marie McAndrew, Monica McAndrew (David Chute) and Christopher McAndrew (Christine).  Eleven grandchildren, five great grandchildren, in-laws,

Vi Brown-Luebke, Janet Rohm, Vic Brown (Marlene), Joyce VanWychen, Kenneth (Bud)Brown (Nancy), Bill Brown (Sally) and many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Bob was also predeceased by his first wife, Patricia Bremhorst McAndrew, his children Rose Ann and Patrick, his siblings, Ursula, Philip, Jr.(Ann), Clem (Loretta), Ray, Marie Hughes(Dick), Rosalie Tiedje (Al), Mary Hart (Jack), Paul, John (Therese) and in-laws, Kenneth (Ethel) Brown,  brothers-in-law, Sheldon Brown and Glen Rohm.

      A memorial mass will be celebrated for Bob at St. Philip Church, 1 Fr. Conlon Pl., Norwalk on April 17,2021 at 10 a.m.

It can be viewed on zoom also. Visit www.stphilipnorwalk.org for mass details and zoom codes.  Masks and reservations are required.

Burial will be held in Iowa at a later date.  Donations in Bob’s name may be made to St. Philip Church or Covenant House, Times Square Station, P.O Box 731, New York NY 10108-0900.

 

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The Family of Jeanne's brother Bill

April 15, 2021 1:50 PM

Remembering Bob and all of our fun conversations, from baseball to history or simply "what's new with you". A wonderful man ! We are truly blessed to know him and call him family.
The Family of Jeanne's brother Bill


A Grove of 3 Memorial Trees was planted in memory of Robert Francis McAndrew

The Gutrie Family

April 12, 2021 9:50 AM

We are sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
The Gutrie Family


A Grove of 3 Memorial Trees was planted in memory of Robert Francis McAndrew

The Children of Bob's brother John: Anita, John, Tom, Paul, Eileen, Molly, Esteban, Nora

April 11, 2021 2:09 PM

Uncle Bob has left a beautiful legacy in his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Sending love to Aunt Jeanne and all of our cousins. We'll be with you virtually on Saturday
The Children of Bob's brother John: Anita, John, Tom, Paul, Eileen, Molly, Esteban, Nora


A Grove of 3 Memorial Trees was planted in memory of Robert Francis McAndrew

The Malin Family

April 10, 2021 11:16 AM

We are thinking of you all but know you will find peace and comfort in your wonderful memories.
The Malin Family


A Grove of 3 Memorial Trees was planted in memory of Robert Francis McAndrew

Children of Bob’s brother Paul

April 10, 2021 9:58 AM

In memory of Uncle Bob. He was such a fine person who we will miss, but remember always. Our love to all of you.


Children of Bob’s brother Paul


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