O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Chester B. Andrews, Sr.

Mr. Chester B. Andrews Sr., age 73 , of Rt. 219, Salamanca, New York died on Friday, February 5, 2010 at Hamot Medical Centre, Erie, Pa.

Born on April 12, 1936 in Salamanca, New York he was the son of the late Walter and Ethel Fields Andrews and Sylvia Andrews. He was married on August 19, 1960 in Georgia to the former Alice Bump who survives.

Mr. Andrews was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

He retired from Stride Tool in Ellicottville in 1998. He had previously been employed at the former Salco Fixtures for over 25 years. Mr. Andrews was a member of the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping.

Surviving besides his wife are: 3 daughters, Barbara (Charles) Wilson, Derrick City, Pa., Virginia (Terry) Brisley, Mobile, Alabama, Debbie (Scott) Neubauer, Monroe, N.C.; 2 sons, Chester (Dianaa) Andrews, Aurora, N.C., Timothy Andrews, Mobile, Alabama; 11 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; 8 sisters, Joyce stone, Limestone, NY, Thelma (Burton) Newark, Little Valley, NY, Margaret (David) Phearsdorf, , Carrollton, NY, Helen (Vern) Braymiller, Great Valley, NY, Linda(Pat) Callaghan, Indian Trail, N.C., June Andrews , Hendersonville, NC, Mary Rowicki, Salamanca,New York, Becky (Sid “Boxer”) Lindell, Great Valley, New York, two brothers, Howard (Laura) Andrews, Little Valley, New York, Walter (Cathy) Andrews, Jr. Salamanca, New York, several nieces and nephews

A son, Thomas M. Andrews predeceased Mr. Andrews

Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Tuesday from 11:00 AM -1:00 PM when funeral and committal services will be held with Tim Griffith, pastor of the First Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Steamburg Cemetery, Steamburg New York.

The family suggests memorials to Hamet Medical Center, Erie PA.

E-condolences may be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com