Andrew G. "Andy" Troyer Jr., lovingly known as "Grumpy" by his grandchildren, was called to the Lord on Sunday August 31, 2014, at the age of 77. He was born in New Orleans on March 22, 1937. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Patricia "Patti" Miller Troyer, his son Andrew G. "Drew" Troyer III (Arleen), his daughters Karen Troyer Caraway (Steve), Terri Troyer Soullier (Marshall) and Patricia "Tricia" Troyer Jones (Chase). Grandfather of Megan P. Hulett (Brad), Rachel T. Arnold (Chris), Amanda Troyer, Clay Pistorius, Joey Pistorius (Kalicca), Kate Troyer, Adam and Alexander Troyer, Ben Soullier, Ella and Eliza Jones, Beth Parrino (Paul) and Michelle Singer (Andy). Great grandfather to Hazel Grace Hulett, Stella Elizabeth Pistorius, Henry Andrew Arnold, Ashley and Sophia Parrino, Annabelle and Abigail Singer. He was predeceased by his son Gary John Troyer and his parents Lucille Ruh and Andrew G. Troyer Sr. A graduate of St. Aloysius High School Class of 1955 and was a member of the United States Navy from which he was Honorably Discharged in 1962. Andy was the past president of Green Acres Country Club, a member of Chateau Golf and Country Club and was an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church. He was a faithful and loyal employee of Bryan Chevrolet for 41 years. A devout Christian and devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Family would like to thank Dr. Steve Ramee for his 23 years of dedicated care and friendship. Our sincere thanks as well to the staff, doctors and nurses in the CCU at East Jefferson General Hospital. In lieu of flowers, masses or donations to your
is preferred. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Memorial Mass on Thursday, September 4, 2014. at 12:00 p.m. at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 4317 Richland Avenue. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until service time. Private Inurnment will take place at a later date. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sept. 2 to Sept. 5, 2014