Paul P. Andrews, Sr.
Paul P. Andrews, Sr.
- Visitation: Friday, April 20th
2:00 - 4:00 pm
7:00 - 9:00 pm
- Location: O'Connell Funeral Home
30 Little Plains Road. Southampton
- Religious Service: Our Lady of Poland RC Church in Southampton
Saturday, April 21st at 10:00 AM
- Service Type: Public
Died: April 18, 2012
Paul Peter Andrews, lifelong resident of Southampton Village, died at Southampton Hospital on Wednesday, April 18. He was 93. He was a devoted husband and father, grandfather and great grandfather.Born on March 22, 1919, to John and Michalina Andrews (Andruszkiewicz), he had four sisters , Bertha, Alice, Francis and Victoria, and three brothers, John, Tony and Joseph, all of whom predeceased him. His wife Olga predeceased him on August 25, 2010.A veteran of World War II, Mr. Andrews served in the U.S. Army Air Force. He was an aircraft mechanic and instructor.Following his Honorable Discharge, he worked for several local building firms and retired from Harry Wilde’s Building, Inc., in the mid-1980s. He was a master builder who enjoyed working in his woodshop, gardening, and fishing the local waters.Mr. Andrews served with the Southampton Fire Department Hook & Ladder Company No. 1, and was an active member of Our Lady of Poland Church in Southampton.He is survived by three children- a son Paul of Ewing, NJ, daughters Barbara Hamilton (Randy) of Henrietta, NY, and Marie Hoover (Brett) of West Henrietta, NY; also surviving are eight grand children Sonja Andrews-Georger and Erika Andrews of Baldwinsville, NY, Jessica and Katherine Hamilton of Henrietta, NY, Paul and Samuel Schulick, and Kyle and Mariah Hoover of West Henrietta, NY, and two great grand children- Nathaniel and Ella Georger of Baldwinsville, NY, and many nieces and nephews.Visitation occurred at the O’Connell Funeral Home in Southampton on Friday, April 20; the Southampton Fire Department held firematic services during the visitation. A funeral mass was held on Saturday, April 21, at 10 am, at Our Lady of Poland Church.Donations may be made to East End Hospice and to the Southampton Fire Department.