top banner

Obituary Listings

Manuel Andre

August 11, 1920 April 19, 2008
Manuel Andre
There are condolences waiting approval on Manuel's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Manuel

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for Manuel Andre

Manuel Andre, 87, of Wilbraham, passed away peacefully at home on April 19, 2008, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Ludlow, the son of the late John and Maria (Marques) Andre, he lived in Wilbraham for 53 years. He was a United States Navy Veteran serving his country honorably during WWII aboard the USS Baltimore in the Pacific. During the war, his ship was awarded 9 Bronze Stars and was chosen to take President Franklin D. Roosevelt from California to Hawaii and Alaska in 1944. He was a shipper/receiver for Uniroyal and a member of Teamsters Local 404, both for 25 years, before his retirement in 1980 and was also a member of the Portuguese American Citizens Club in Ludlow. In addition to Manuel's great love for his family, he also loved dancing, polka music, gardening, the Red Sox and Bruins, the ocean, white shoes and Dunkin Donuts. Manuel was the beloved husband of 63 years to Adella (Szlosek) Andre; a loving father to Daniel and his wife Deborah, of Wilbraham, and Nancy Cox and her husband Kevin, also of Wilbraham; a cherished grandfather to Kevin, Rebecca, Amanda and Andrea; great-grandfather to Kent; a dear brother to Jack Andre, of Ludlow, Antonio Andre, of Palmer and the late Acacio, Joseph, Jacinto, Alfred, and Ernest Andre, Mary Gero and Ann Richardson; and also leaves many other dear family members and friends. Funeral services are on Saturday morning at 9:00am in Ludlow Funeral Home with Monsignor Homer Gosselin officiating the chapel service, followed by burial in St. Aloysius Cemetery. Visiting hours are on Friday evening from 5-8pm and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Manuel's memory to Baystate Hospice 50 Maple St. PO Box 9058 Springfield, Ma. 01102.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Manuel's memory to Baystate Hospice 50 Maple St. PO Box 9058 Springfield, Ma. 01102.

To plant a tree in memory of Manuel Andre, visit the Tribute Store.

Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries


alt

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Loading...