Bederka, Andrew J.
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Andrew J. Bederka passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2014. Andrew was born on June 21, 1927 in Piermont, NY, and was a lifelong resident of Rockland county. He is the son of Andrew and Teresa (Hurban) Bederka. Andrew is survived by his wife Adele (Quick) of 65 years and his daughter Lorraine and her husband Anthony Dellamarco, his son Andrew and his wife Suzanne, and his son R. Scott and his wife Jane; grandchildren Valerie (Grippo) and her husband John, Tracy (Marotta) and her husband Joseph, Thomas, Travis, April, Joseph; and great-grandchildren Emily, Marissa, Benjamin, and Joseph. Andrew is also survived by his sisters Theresa Rotelli and Rosalie Gianetti. Andrew was predeceased by his brother John and his sister Mary Petrullo. Andrew served in the US Navy on the aircraft carrier USS Tarawa, and later was an active member of the Piermont VFW Post 7462, he was also a member of the Central Nyack fire department, and a former commissioner of the Upper Grand View fire district. Andrew was a member of St. John's the Baptist Church in Piermont. He worked for 37 years at Federal Paperboard in Piermont, and after their closing, he worked at Boces in Rockland County until his retirement.
Calling hours are on Sunday, May 4 from 3p-6p at Hannemann Funeral Home in Nyack. Christian burial will be held at St. Johns in Piermont at 10am on Monday May 5. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675.
Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc.
88 South Broadway Nyack, NY
Hannemann Funeral Home Inc
88 S Broadway Nyack, NY 10960
Published in the The Journal News on May 3, 2014