David T. Andrews Sr.
August 13, 1920 ‒ January 21, 2008
Westchester Co., NY and Delaware, Ohio
David T. Andrews Sr., age 87 of Delaware formerly of New York died Monday evening, January 21, 2008 at Worthington Christian Village in Columbus, Ohio.
He was born on August 13, 1920 in Yonkers, New York to the late Charles S. and Alice (Peterson) Andrews. A proud and faithful alumnus of Kent Preparatory in Kent, Connecticut, he earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Williams College and was a Phi Beta Kappa key. Continuing his education he received a master’s degree in American History from Harvard University.
During WW II he served in the US Army as a medic during the Pacific Theater and after, went on to serve in the US Army Reserves. Throughout his working career, he resided in Westchester County, New York, retiring to Sun City West, Arizona and came to Delaware to be near his family in 2004.
During his financial career, he served as senior trust officer with the National Bank of West Chester in White Plains from 1967 until 1981, following retirement he served many years as a financial consultant with the Episcopal Church Foundation and later as a senior staff adviser with the Bank of New York.
A faithful Episcopalian he attended St. Peters Episcopal Church in Delaware and was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Bronxville, NY. In 2004 he was the author of a one hundred year history of the Christ Church in Bronxville, titled “Built Upon A Rock”. He enjoyed fishing, golf, and vacationing in the Adirondacks of New York. David was a former Rotarian and a proud and devoted participant of AA for the past 30 years. An avid reader of history literature, he possessed a great sense of humor and tremendous memory. His charm and endearing qualities added to his storytelling abilities.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Rosemary (Wooster) in 1967, his second wife Kathryn (Shaffer) in 1998 and third wife Ann (Wendt) in 2003, 1 brother and 3 sisters.
He is survived by his children: Dr. Alice (Dr. Ron) Frazier of Delaware, Mel (Barbara) Andrews of Keene, NH, Rev. David and (Rev. Emily Gibson) Andrews Jr. of Castine, Maine, 3 Granddaughters: Brenda Frazier(Ryan Adams), Marian, Lisa Frazier, 13 Nieces and Nephews.
Inurnment services will be held for the family at a later date in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Bronx, New York. Arrangements have been entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Delaware.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Kent School, P.O. Box 2006, Kent, CT, 06757.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com