Shushan-Louis H. Andrews, Jr., 89, of Shushan, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady.
Born May 7, 1930 in Manchester Center, VT, he was the son of the late Louis H. Andrews, Sr. and Edith Taylor Andrews. Louis graduated from Burr & Burton Academy in Manchester, VT. He then enlisted in in the U.S. Navy serving aboard the USS McGinty during the Korean Conflict.
He worked for Johnson’s Fuel Service, Inc. in Manchester for 32 years retiring as the service manager in 1994.
Louis was a member of the Shushan United Presbyterian Church a member of the Northeastern Woodworkers Association, a member of the Captain Maxson Post 634 American Legion and a member of the Destroyer-Escort Sailors Association. He loved woodworking and woodturning. He made many wood toys in which each one was one of a kind. His work was exemplary. Louis looked forward to attending the Washington County Fair making and showing his woodturning in the County Bounty Building. He loved to watch NASCAR on TV. When his grandchildren were young, he looked forward to them spending the summer with he and his wife Betty.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a grandson, Joshua Oberbroeckling.
Louis is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty Lincoln Andrews; his children, Lorraine “Lorri” (Rodney) Oberbroeckling of Shippensburg, PA and John (Sherry) Andrews of Kingwood, TX. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Allen Oberbroeckling, Sr., Nicholas Oberbroeckling, Lori Troutman, Shellby (Carl) Barrera & Arron Andrews; great grandchildren, Morgan Oberbroeckling, Ivy Oberbroeckling, Ariel Oberbroeckling, Allen Oberbroeckling, Jr., Abigail Oberbroeckling, Riley Oberbroeckling, Avery Andrews, Kendall Barrera, Reagan Barrera, Hayden Barrera & Camden Barrera
Calling hours are Tuesday, January 28, 2020 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at the Ackley, Ross & Gariepy Funeral Home, 73 West Main St., Cambridge. A funeral service will be at the conclusion of the calling hours at 11:30 am with Rev. Carol Finke officiating. Interment with military honors will be at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Rd., Schuylerville at 1:30 pm.
Memorial contributions in memory of Louis may be made to the Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad, 37 Gilbert St., Cambridge, NY 12816.
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Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad
37 Gilbert Street, Cambridge NY 12816