Andrew Patrick, 85, of 313 Clarion Rd., Johnsonburg, died on Wednesday evening, May 11, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 2, 1926 in Wilcox, son of the late John and Mary Yankovich Patrick.
He married Marion A. Sprague on July 5, 1952 in Sheffield. She died on Oct. 10, 1990.
He resided in Johnsonburg most of his life and graduated from Johnsonburg High School. He was a member of Holy Rosary Church and Central Hose Co.
He was a Navy veteran, having served in World War II in the Pacific Theater as a Seaman 1st Class with the 10th Beach Battalion and aboard the USS Griggs.
He was employed by Penntech Paper Co. in Johnsonburg for 36 years, retiring in 1991.
He is survived by a daughter, Nancy, Mrs. Mohsen Ghandi of Columbia, Md.; 10 grandchildren, Earl and Daniel Cherry, Brenda Horr, Jon and Barbie Dilley, Leila, Alan, Anthony, Andrew and Logan Ghandi; six great-grandchildren, Noah and Sofiya Cherry, David Figley, Shawn and Krista Horr and James Magnusson; a
brother, John Patrick and his wife Billie of Wilcox; and three sisters, Anna, Mrs. Warren Nelson of Jamestown, N.Y., Mary Murray of North Ridgeville, Ohio and Helen Carlson of Columbus, Ohio.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was predeceased by a daughter, Barbara Cherry; two brothers, Michael and Frank Patrick; and a sister, Margaret Patrick.
A funeral service for Andrew Patrick will be conducted at the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home on Monday, May, 16 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. David J. Wilson, pastor of Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg, officiating. Interment will be at the Wardvale Methodist Cemetery in Johnsonburg. Military honors will be accorded by the Johnsonburg-Wilcox Servicemen's Detail. Detail members are asked to assemble at the funeral home on Monday at 9:30 a.m.
Friends will be received at the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, 401 Chestnut St., Johnsonburg, on Sunday, May 15 from 5 to 8 p.m.