BROOKFIELD, Ohio – Harry “Hope” Patrick McAndrew, of Brookfield, Ohio, passed from this imperfect to that all perfect world at 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2017, while a patient in the Hospice House, Poland, Ohio, following an extended illness. He was 84.
Harry was born on April 29, 1933, in Locust Gap, Pennsylvania, a son to John Thomas and Regina (Walters) McAndrew.
He enlisted in the United States Army to defend our flag and to keep our country free. Following his honorable discharge, he found employment working as a Roofer for Local #71, Youngstown, Ohio.
In his spare time, Hope enjoyed metal scraping, gardening, watching TV, and gambling. However, he loved coaching baseball and softball the most.
He is survived by his wife, Susan G. (Hollerman) Donner-McAndrew, whom he married September 20, 1975; children, Becky L. Reuff (Dan), Brookfield, Clifford O. McAndrew (Susan), Williamsfield, Ohio and Anita L. McAndrew, Dale City, Virginia; stepchildren, Deb A. Rowe (Will), Masury, Ohio, John R. Donner, II (Wendy), Hermitage, Pennsylvania, Susan L. Honel (Jay), Brookfield, David A. Donner (Mary Heather), Lebanon, Ohio and Jane E. Payton, Masury; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-granddaughters and siblings, Paul A. Winwood, Hubbard, Ohio and Jean Marie Medio (Joe), Westmont, New Jersey.
Preceding him in death are his parents and by his siblings, Thomas McAndrew, John “Jack” McAndrew, Peggy Beasley, Robert McAndrew and Joe Winwood.
A time of gathering to honor Hope will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, May 7, 2017 in the home of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, located on the historic village green at 379 State Route 7 SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403.
His celebration continues with a funeral service on Monday, May 8, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in the Vienna United Methodist Church, 4265 Warren-Sharon Rd., Vienna, Ohio 44473.
As suggested by his family, memorial contributions can be made to the Hospice House c/o the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com.
A television tribute will air Thursday, May 4 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.