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Raymond L. Andro

July 17, 1940 ~ August 26, 2020 (age 80)
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Message from Jeannette Davis from Highland Campground
September 11, 2020 1:01 PM

My condolences to Brenda and family. I will always remember the friendships and friends we made at the CCOA meetings. He will be missed.1
Message from Meredith and Charlie Carmack
September 9, 2020 5:32 PM

Condolences to you and your family. This world is now missing a fine man.
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A candle was lit by Lynn Goodwin on September 9, 2020 10:58 AM
Our deepest and most sincere sympathy to Brenda, the family and friends of Ray Andro. We will miss him .
Message from Diane & Dave Canter
September 5, 2020 2:28 PM

Brenda and the Andros family,
We are so sorry to hear of Ray's passing. You two were
such great neighbors during the 13 years we lived next to you. What a gentle loving man Ray was. He will be missed by so many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Message from Ralph and Lucy Valentino
September 2, 2020 11:31 AM

To Brenda and family
We were so sorry to learn that you have lost Ray. He was a great man and will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Message from Jean Horan
September 1, 2020 5:23 PM

Dear Mrs. Andro,
I've heard Ray's name so many times over the years in the context of camp. If I think hard enough, I think I may have met him once or twice. But I'm not positive. Camp friendships last lifetimes as many of the condolences extended to you here, affirm. Please accept my own condolences as you walk your own journey. My sympathies.
Jean (Mrs. Thomas) Horan
Message from Rosanne & Terry
August 31, 2020 8:05 PM

It was really sad to see that Ray had lost the battle. He fought like hell to beat it but few ever succeed, I met him for the first time at camp mattatuck in 1959. The following year I was a CIT under his tutelage. We have been friends ever since. We always saw each other at the Palladino holidays. I was so happy to have a chance to see him here in florida last February. It was always a pleasure to talk with him.He was such a class act and will be missed by all who had the opportunity to know him
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A Blessings - Blue and White was ordered on August 31, 2020
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A Blessings - Blue and White was sent on August 30, 2020

Michelle & Craig , Brenda & the Andros Family. Hoping with time a gentle peace will return to your lives as you mourn the loss of your Dad! He put up a great battle! Thoughts and Prayers to you all! Love Shelley Johnson

Message from Tom & Louise Matz
August 30, 2020 1:21 PM

Dear Brenda,
We were so sorry to hear about Ray. We have many fond memories from years at Key Colony Beach, especially around the bocce court. During the off season we especially enjoyed his blog from Italy. He was so good about sharing it with us. He will be missed in so many ways, Our sympathies for your loss.
- Tom & Louise Matz
Message from Tom & Sharon Foster
August 29, 2020 5:26 PM

Brenda &family
Remembering Ray was a high point in our life. I remembered the day we started camping. Ray was cleaning the bathrooms.We came in an old beat up pickup Ray came out of the bathrooms and looked at us and said you look like the Beverly Hillbillies! That’s when our memories began!
We really had some great times at the camp
Our condolences and Blessings our with you

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A Loving Blooms™ Lenox® Blue & White was sent on August 29, 2020

With sadness we join in mourning your family's great patriarch. But also with that eternal hope that he rests in the arms of Christ as he awaits that glorious day you are all together again. With sympathy Jay & Kim Barnard

Message from Joe Silverstein
August 29, 2020 1:54 PM

As Ray's next door neighbor in Florida, I got to know him briefly during the time he spent here enjoying his new home in Vero Beach. Ray was pleasant, smart, and a great neighbor. We were saddened to learn of his passing. Our condolences go out to Brenda and the entire Andro family.
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A Standing Basket-Blue & White was sent on August 29, 2020

To Jay and family. We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Please know that our thoughts are with you during this time. We wish you all peace during this difficult time. With love, The Prange family

Message from Rich and Linda Vergoni
August 29, 2020 8:22 AM

We are so sorry for the loss of Ray. We remember his smile and welcoming ways. He and his family were warm and wonderful people who will always have a place in our hearts and memories. May God bless and comfort all of you. ❤️
Message from “DIane Joy” Walden
August 29, 2020 5:42 AM

My Sincere Condolences to the entire family and friends... He really was one outstanding man with such accomplishments ... I know he shall be missed greatly...
Cindy Alfredo his niece is a special friend of mine and that’s how I have known of him... Speaking so highly of him... My Sympathy to all... “DIane Joy” Walden
Message from Debbie Palmer Muhlbaier Collins
August 28, 2020 7:45 PM

You were all so important to me for so long. I was very sad when I saw this. I remember so many good times and want to thank you for taking me under your wing. So sorry for your loss, you will all be in my prayers. Much love, Deb.
Message from Jim and Pam Mugavero
August 28, 2020 6:38 PM

Will miss our dear friend Ray. We have become so much closer these past few years. Ray built a house in Vero Beach after helping us in our move here. We had great times and great meals out and about , at Rays house and at our house. You are family to us and always will be. Our hearts are heavy but our lives were so much luckier to have shared these times. Brenda we love you so and you have a warm loving supporting family. My deepest sympathy to all of you. Rest well my dear friend.
Message from Mark & Marty Harris
August 28, 2020 6:10 PM

I was deeply sadden this morning to hear of Ray's passing. As a result of health problems, we will not be able to attend Ray's services. We have known Ray for 26 years and worked for the family for 17. I am proud to think of them as friends. Our prayers and best wishes for you in this sad time. May Ray rest in peace.
Mark & Marty
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A Blessings - Blue and White was sent on August 28, 2020

Michelle, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Carlos Zepeda & Family

Message from James M. Trainor
August 28, 2020 3:30 PM

My name is James M. Trainor. I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family of Raymond Andro. I will remember him and you in my prayers. I am 72 years old. Mr. Andro was my scout leader when I joined Troop 39, St Francis Church scout troop when I was 11years old. Mr. Andro later became my Scoutmaster. Funny when your 11 an adult that is only 8 years older that you seems so much older than you are. All those years ago he was Mr. Andro to me, but now I think I can call him Ray. Age has it's advantages! Ray was a great leader and insperation to all us boys. Camping trips and cabin trips to Camp Mattatuck were alway fun and reinforced our camping skills. Summer camp at CampMattatuck was always the best.
It was a couple of years ago that I stopped in to see Tom Headman at his shop to get parts for my son's RV. It was then that we were talking and Tom asked me if I remenbered Ray Andro, of course I did. That's when Tom told me Ray was the owner of Hemlock RV. Wish I knew that years ago. Well I stopped into Hemlock to see if I could run into Ray just to say hello. I met his granddaughter and she told me Ray was in Florida. I introduced myself and asked her to tell Ray that one of his former scouts was in to say hello. In closing, Ray was a great guy I will never forget him for the wonderfull scouting experiences we had.
I am sure Ray was loved and will be missed by his family. I will miss him for the influence he had on me to make me the man I am today.
God Bless You Ray. Rest In Pease.
Message from Hi Kelsey
August 28, 2020 2:36 PM

I posted a condolence message for Ray mistakenly. By that I mean the person I remembered was his brother Al, and not Ray. But if Ray was anything like I remember Al to be, he was a good guy. Sorry for the confusion.....🙏.
Message from Hi Kelsey
August 28, 2020 2:28 PM

I grew up in the Hopeville/Washington Hill area and remember Ray very well. As teenagers, though at different times, we both worked for Tony and Laura Dipietro on their Holly Street chicken/egg farm. Ray would pick me up when I was hitch-hiking on Baldwin Street at the junction of Madison St. where I lived. What I remember best was that he always took me where I was going, and didn’t just drop me off someplace that was convenient to him. Ray was friendly and considerate.....never forgot him....and that was over 60 years ago. RIP Ray! Ya’ done good!!
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A Peace And Hope Green Bouquet was ordered on August 28, 2020
Message from Maryann and Nate
August 28, 2020 12:32 PM

Brenda, Nathan and I are so sorry to hear of Ray’s passing. We always enjoyed being in your company and Nate fondly remembers fishing trips. God bless you.
Nate and Maryann Mugavero Lidestri
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A Peace And Hope Green Bouquet was ordered on August 28, 2020
Message from Bob and Joan Capaldo
August 28, 2020 11:52 AM

Brenda, although we haven’t spoken in years, we were shocked and deeply saddened by your loss. We have often thought of the great times we had together. We had no idea Ray was ill. We are praying for you and the family . God bless you all.
Message from Al and Terry Garafola
August 28, 2020 9:52 AM

Brenda and Family
I know there is nothing for us to say that will make your loss easier but know that we are sending you our love and support. We hope you can understand what we can't put into words. Our prayers are with you.
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A Floral Heart Tribute-Blue & White was ordered on August 28, 2020
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A Serene Blessings Standing Wreath – White was sent on August 27, 2020

My condolences to the whole Andro family may he Rest In Peace and still live threw you all he was a amazing person gone but never forgotten & I will continue to have you all in prayers (Love)Daisy Lugo & fam

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A Peace And Hope Green Bouquet was ordered on August 27, 2020
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