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Richard W. D’Andrea

RICHARD W. D’ANDREA age 77, beloved husband for 54 years of Felicia  (nee Sanfilippo); loving father of Laura Dalessandro (husband Mark) and Lynette Averill (husband Steven); devoted grandfather of Nicholas and Marissa Dalessandro and Paul and Joseph Averill; cherished son of the late Peter and Frances (nee Fanzo); dearest brother of Andrea Ottobre (husband Anthony). U.S. Army Veteran.

Richard was born in Cleveland on September 10, 1941 and passed away on July 19, 2019. He graduated from John Adams High School and worked as a maintenance mechanic for the U.S. Government. He lived in Chesterland for the past 33 years and was a member of the Church of St. Anselm. Richard loved playing cards, gambling, traveling, and enjoying spaghetti dinners with his family. He enjoyed watching football; especially the Browns. Richard loved his family most, especially his cherished grandchildren. Richard was feisty with a great sense of humor, and he will be dearly missed.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Richard to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Relatives and friends are invited to meet for the Funeral Mass Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 10 AM at St Anselm Catholic Church 12969 Chillicothe Rd, Chesterland, 44026. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Richard at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER  OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.) MONDAY 4-8 PM.

 

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  1. Andrea I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. I lost my brother in January so I know how hard it is to lose a sibling. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincere condolences. Mary Kelly

  2. Normajean Granito

    Dear Felicia and Andrea and families,
    I was sorry to see Dick,s death notice.You have our deepest sympathy.
    Mike and Normajean Granito (Bujak) former neighbors from Warrensville Hgts.

  3. Our thoughts are with the family. Though your hearts must whole sadness right now, may it also holds the blessings of the love that will always be a part of you. Praying that God will comfort your heart, uplift your spirit and carry you through this time of sorrow. The death of a loved one is never easy, because God put you turn it into our hearts. Ecclesiastes 3:11
    Thinking of you all.

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