James McAndrew

Obituary of James McAndrew

Mr. James McAndrew of Milford, PA and a lifetime resident of the area died Monday, April 30, 2018 at home.  He was 87.

He was born December 10, 1930 in Port Jervis, NY the son of the late James McAndrew and the late Eleanor  Hughson McAndrew.

James married Patricia Carey 67 years ago on March 11, 1951 in Port Jervis, NY.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

James was a member of Port Jervis Elks Lodge No. 645, Port Jervis and the Roosa - Fleming V. F. W. Post No. 161, Port Jervis.

He worked as a Conductor and earlier in his career as a Brakeman for the Erie Railroad in Port Jervis, NY.

A family statement read: “James was an avid golfer and was especially thrilled to shoot under his age in 2017.”

Surviving are:

Wife:                Patricia McAndrew                                                                 At home

Daughter:        Patricia Raci                                                                            Stamford, CT

Brother:           Thomas McAndrew and his wife Mimi                                   Reno, NV

Sister:              Maryann Braun                                                                       Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Grandson:       James Shevlin and his wife Deborah                                     Houma, LA

Granddaughter-in-law:  Tammy Shevlin-Galligan & husband Michael          Cuddebackville, NY

Granddaughter: Brigid Fitzpatrick & her husband John                                 Houston, TX

2 Great Granddaughters: Alyssa Shevlin & Kayla Shevlin

2 Great Grandsons: Andrew Shevlin & Jack Fitzpatrick

Also several nieces and nephews

Predeceased daughter:  Susan Shevlin

Predeceased Sisters:  Patricia Faiello and Dolores Van Sickle

There will be no visitation.

A graveside funeral service with Military Honors was held at the Milford Cemetery, Milford, PA.

Contributions in memory of James McAndrew can be made to his Great-Granddaughter Kayla Shevlin’s charity walk to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, JDRF, 30 Glenn St., Suite 409, White Plains, NY  10603 www2.jdrf.org/goto/shevlinshot or http://www2.jdrf.org/site/TR/Walk/WestchesterFairfieldHudsonValleyChapter4450?team_id=258498&pg=team&fr_id=7516

Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191 For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com