Andrew W. LaCross
1986 - 2014 BENNINGTON Andrew W. LaCross, 27, a resident of Bennington, died unexpectedly Saturday, March 29, 2014, at his home. The son of Patricia LaCross and Richard Stratton, he was born in Bennington on Oct. 8, 1986. He grew up in Bennington where he attended local schools, graduating from Mt. Anthony Union High School in 2006. An accomplished high school wrestler, he became a Vermont State Champion. Andrew had worked at the West Mountain Inn and was currently working as a line and prep cook at The Publyk House Restaurant. Andrew enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting and fishing, and would often introduce children to the joy of fishing by taking them out and teaching them how to fish. He was a fan of NASCAR, following the late Dale Earnhardt and then Tony Stewart. He was a fan of the New York Yankees and Miami Dolphins. He loved music, especially country and the company of his family. He leaves his mother and father Patricia and Richard of Bennington; grandmother, Eleanor LaCross of Sandgate; grandfather, Robert Stratton of Bennington; sisters, Jennie and Crystal LaCross both of Bennington; nieces, Jillisa and Jurnee; nephew, Jayce; uncles and cousins, and a special friend, Karen. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 2 at 2 p.m. at the HANSON WALBRIDGE SHEA FUNERAL HOME with the Reverend Keith Mann officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m., when the family will be present. Memorial gifts may be made to Hale Mountain Fish and Game Club Youth Hunting Programs or Bennington Youth Wrestling Program in care of Hanson Walbridge & Shea Funeral Home, P.O. Box 957, Bennington, VT 05201. To send condolences please visit www.sheafuneralhome.com.
Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 31, 2014
Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home and Cremation Services
213 West Main St. Bennington, VT 05201