Andrew James Beach

Andrew James Beach, 23, of Shickshinny, concluded his pilgrimage in this life on Monday, April 1, 2013, in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, with his family by his side.

Born in the Nesbitt Hospital, Kingston, on August 14, 1989, he was a son of Douglas and Cynthia Carey Beach. He graduated from Northwest High School, Class of 2008. He was employed by his father in the operation of Beach Fence Co.

Andrew attended church at House of Prayer, Nanticoke, and enjoyed playing the drums and football.

In addition to his parents, at home, he will be remembered and is survived by his sister, Carie Hassaj, and husband Carl, Hunlock Creek; brother Douglas Beach, his wife, Nicole, and their children, Landon and Douglas Beach, Plains Township; brother Joseph Beach, Shickshinny; maternal grandparents, Thomas and Shirley Carey, Texas; and paternal grandmother, Isabel Beach, Shickshinny.

"In our hearts a memory of A.J. will always be kept."

A service to honor his life and faith will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at House of Prayer Christian Ministry, corner of Bliss and Espy Streets, Hanover section of Nanticoke. Pastors Allan and Marie Littzi and his father, Douglas Beach, will preside. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until time of service.

Published in Times Leader on Apr. 3, 2013