Andrew P. Dick, age 71, of Lake City passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 1, 1942 in Erie the son of the late Charles and Laura Black Dick. One of 15 children, Andrew was a lifelong resident of Erie and had served with the U.S. Marine Corp during Vietnam. He was retired as a supervisor with Haysite Manufacturing after working there for over 30 years. Andrew loved following the activities of his children and grandchildren, and enjoyed the times spent at family gatherings and holidays. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by seven brothers; Theodore, Thomas, Ralph, Chauncey, William, Lawrence, and Richard Dick and by two sisters; Elizabeth Baker and June Dick. Andrew is survived by two daughters, Pamela Allen and Tamela Mathis and her husband Charles, all of Erie. He is the grandfather of Heather and Timothy A. Allen and Isabella Mathis and is the great-grandfather of Andrew and Hannah Allen. Andrew is also survived by his loving companion, Patricia A. Dick and is the stepfather of Mark Hamill, Va.; Eric Hamill of W.Va., and Jamie Hamill of Platea. He is the brother of James Dick and his wife Fern of Duncansville, Pa.; Kenneth Dick and his wife Carol of Waterford; Edward Dick and his wife Audrey of Summit Twp.; Janet Brown and her husband Charles of Girard and Judy Bruno and her husband Daniel of Kettering, Ohio. Also surviving is his former spouse, Ruth Ann Dick along with many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the John J. Quinn Funeral Home, West 9th & Liberty St. Friday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. and are invited to attend Funeral Services there Saturday at 10.00 a.m. Burial will be in Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.
Published in the Erie Times-News on Apr. 4, 2013