Andrew W. "Buddy" Teresak

Andrew W. "Buddy" Teresak, Sr.

AGE: 82 • Bridgewater

Andrew W. "Buddy" Teresak, Sr., 82, died peacefully on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Somerset Valley Rehabilitation Center in Bridgewater. Son of the late, Andrew F. Teresak and Celeste (Brooks) Teresak, Buddy was born in Somerville and lived most of his life in Raritan before moving to Bridgewater 5 years ago. Buddy was a Korean War Veteran serving in the United States Army. He worked as a truck driver for Huffmann Koo's in Linden retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Teamsters Union Local 177 in Edison. Buddy was Sports Enthusiast. He was a NY Giants Season Ticket holder for 65 years and was a fan of NASCAR Racer Jeff Gordon. Buddy was also known for his green thumb. He grew every variety of vegetable in his garden.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved wife of 56 years, Anne (Casino) Teresak of Bridgewater; sons, Andrew W. Teresak, II and wife Debora of High Point, NC, James Teresak of Bridgewater, Darryl Teresak and wife Barbara of Bridgewater; 5 grandchildren, Spencer, Christopher, Melissa, Shannon and Justin; siblings, Robert Teresak and wife Patricia of Highlands, and Frances Pinarchick of Colorado.

Visiting hours will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the Bridgewater Funeral Home, 707 East Main Street, Bridgewater, NJ 08807.

Published in Courier News on Nov. 4, 2012