ANDREWS, ROBERT DAVID, SR. Robert David Andrews, 61, of Cheshire, husband of Susan Dapkin Andrews, died suddenly, Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at his home. Bob was born in New Haven, March 7, 1952, a son of the late Robert E. and Myrtle Ettlinger Andrews. A Gunner's Mate, 2nd class, GM2, he served honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. For many years he had been self-employed as a household repair specialist. Bob had formerly been a member of American Legion, Post 71, in West Haven. In addition to his wife, Susan, Robert is survived by his children, Jason Andrews, of Tulsa, OK, Shayne (George) Smith, of Deep River, CT, and Robert David Andrews, II, of West Haven. He also leaves six grandchildren, a brother, David Andrews of West Haven and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers. Friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering, Sunday, May 5, 2013, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM, at the Keenan Funeral Home, 238 Elm Street, West Haven. A service of prayer and remembrance will be held at 4:30. Military Honors will be accorded. Condolences may be expressed online at: www.keenanfuneralhome.com
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Published in The New Haven Register on May 3, 2013
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