Joseph J. Andrews

September 19, 1926 - January 30, 2011 

Joseph J. Andrews

September 19, 1926 - January 30, 2011 

Obituary for Joseph J. Andrews

Mr. Joseph J. Andrews Jr. age 84, passed away Sunday, January 30, 2011 at Brooksby Village in Peabody.
He was the husband of the late Anne R. (Ashley) Andrews who passed away in 2002.
Born in Marblehead, he was the son of the late Joseph J. Andrews Sr. and Iola (Hall) Andrews.
A veteran of World War II, he served as a Master Chief in the Navy’s SeaBee Division and retired from the Naval Reserve in 1986. After returning from the War, he married Anne, and worked for the Marblehead Electric Light Department for several years before moving on to the United States Postal Service where he worked until the time of his retirement in 1986.
In his spare time, he enjoyed sailing Lightnings, painting, camping with family, he went on more than twenty five cruises all over the world and enjoyed many wood working projects. Nobody had a better time playing cribbage than Joe. While living in Marblehead he became a member of the Philanthropic Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Masons for more than fifty years, a member of the V.F. W. , the Tuesday Club and the Chiefs Club. While at Brooksby Village in the Renaissance Gardens, he was a favorite of the staff where he was lovingly known as “Jo Jo”.
Surviving him are two sons, Joseph J. Andrews III and his wife, Jeanette and Stephen A. Andrews and his wife, Roberta all of Marblehead, a daughter, Susan G.A. Winsor of Salisbury, MA, a grandson, Stephen A. Andrews Jr. of Marblehead, three granddaughters, Brianna Moynihan and her husband, Patrick of Barrington, NH, Kristen Wilson and her husband, Harry of Haverhill and Lisa Starnes and her husband, John of Cumming, GA and three great grandchildren. He was also the brother of the late Robert Andrews and his wife, Barbara, Lucile Levesque and Audrey Belanger.
His visiting hours will be held at the Campbell – Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly (North Beverly location) Friday from 2 to 4 and 5 to 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Scholarship Fund for the V.F.W. Post #2005 of Marblehead, 321 West Shore Drive, Marblehead, MA 01945 or to the Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923. Information, directions and condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.


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