Henry “Hank” Andrew, age 75 of Perry, passed away October 15, 2021 at Hillcrest Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born July 11, 1946 in Coos Bay, Oregon to Joan and the late Erwin Anthony Andrew. Hank was the best of the best and the toughest of the tough. His handshake left a lasting impression on all who were blessed by it. He was the most loving Dad, Grandpa and Great Grandpa. Hank leaves us sliding headfirst into heaven with a beer in one hand and a softball glove on the other. An eagle is tipping its wing to those he leaves on Earth.
Hank was an electrical engineer at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant and other nuclear power plants across the U.S. and then later in his career he worked for Square D Electric. He ended his career teaching future electrical engineers.
He was a U.S. Navy Vietnam Veteran and a lifetime member of the Elks Club.
Hank is the loving husband of 55 years to Karla Andrew (nee Goetz); beloved father of Donna (Rebecca Williams) Andrew and Deena (Paul) Nawrocki; dearest grandfather of Abbygail and Madeline Williams-Andrew, Lane Petrus, Nathan, Kaitlyn and Cooper Nawrocki; great grandfather of Nova Petrus; brother of Kathy Brandt, Joel David Andrew, Kevin Andrew, Brian Andrew, Bridget a.k.a. “Widget” (Mark) Blanchard and the late Erwin Anthony Andrew Jr. and Uncle Hank to many.
The Andrew family will receive family and friends from 5:00 – 6:30 PM Saturday, October 23, 2021 at The Abbey of Willoughby, 38011 Euclid Ave. (which is located on the grounds of McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home). A Celebration of Life Service to follow at 6:30 PM Saturday at The Abbey. Private burial in California at a later date.
In lieu of flowers we know Hank would be so happy if you donated to the Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center Music Therapy Program. His therapist, Stephanie, brought him incredible comfort and joy.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal of Jeff Monreal Funeral Home.