PAXINOS — Andrew W. Beers, 27, of, 138 Juniper Road, Paxinos, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Sunbury Community Hospital.
He was born March 8, 1986, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, a son of Howard C. Beers Jr., of Danville, and Sherry (Martin) Beers, of Paxinos.
He attended Shamokin Area schools, and then homeschooled and graduated.
He started working while he was young as a newspaper carrier for The News-Item. He also worked at the Elysburg Gun Club, Jelden Doors, of Sunbury, and the Elysburg McDonalds.
Andrew enjoyed being with his brothers and sisters, collecting coins off eBay, playing Farmland on the computer and taking care of his cats, which he treated like his children.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his girlfriend, Misty Connolly, of Paxinos; three brothers, Ryan and his wife, Ashley, and their sons, Eathen and Colton, of Northumberland, Jason Beers, of Danville, and Sean Beers and his sons, Sean Jr. and Gaige, of Paxinos; five sisters, Andrea Beers and her children, Skyler and Tristan, of Paxinos, Kayla Beers and Katera Beers, both of Paxinos, Rhonda Rush and her husband, John, and their children Catherine, Dale and Parker, of Millersburg, and Juliann Brown and her husband, Arvel, and their children Nathan and Natalia, of Selinsgrove, and his grandfather, Howard C. Beers Sr. and his wife, Donna, of Milton.
He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Shirley Beers and Catherine Martin; a grandfather, John Martin, and his uncle, Dale Martin.
BEERS — Andrew W. Beers, 27, of Paxinos. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Stonington Baptist Church, Hosta Road, Paxinos. Interment will be held following the service in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington. Friends may call at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service Monday. The Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make donations to the family to help defray funeral costs to the Beers Memorial Fund at Sovereign Bank, 196 W. Valley Ave., Elysburg 17824.