Daniel Michael Andrews, 95, of 2436 Cherry St., Quincy, died at 6:38 p.m. Tuesday (June 17, 2014) in Blessing Hospital. He was born on Jan. 8, 1919, in Philadelphia, Pa., a son of Daniel M. and Catherine Kilroy Andrews. He married Margaret Alice Morris on April 9, 1945, in St. Francis Catholic Church. She survives. Dan served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII. He began working for Moorman Manufacturing in 1951 in the graphic arts department and retired in 1982. A devout Catholic, he was an active member of St. Francis Catholic Church where he had served as a lector and a Eucharistic minister. Dan made his profession into the Third Order of St. Francis of Assisi in 1963. He participated in Cursillo, the Adoration Chapel and Knights of Columbus. Dan volunteered at Blessing Hospital and Sunset Home. He lovingly supported each and every one of his wife and children's activities. He also was a lifelong member of the Quincy Area Bowling Association and a main-stay of the Casino bowling community. He will be remembered as a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. In addition to his wife, Marg, he is survived by his children, Patrick Andrews (Rehana Hamid) of Philadelphia, Maureen O'Brien (James) of Hayesville, N.C., and Karen Andrews Myers (Jim Myers) of St. Louis; brother, Francis Andrews of Phoenixville, Pa.; sister, Mary Ann Finkbiner (Richard) of Lancaster, Pa.; five grandchildren, Morgan FitzPatrick Andrews, Sami Andrews, Marcus O'Brien (Kristina), Jamie Wisda (Brian) and Kelly Myers (Jerod Schnabel); four great-grandchildren, Gaby, Mia, Ryan and Sean; a brother-in-law, James Morris (Sue) of Springfield, Ill.; and sisters-in-law, Rosemary Gott (Tom), Dorothy Morris and Charlene Morris, all of Quincy, and Sherry Morris of Lombard; along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Catherine Daniels; a brother, George Andrews; and three brothers-in-law, Earl, Paul and Robert Morris. SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. Monday, June 23, in the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church conducted by the Rev. Tom Shaughnessy, O.F.M. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. VISITATION: 3-6 p.m. today in the funeral home with a Franciscan wake service at 6 p.m. MEMORIALS: Third Order of Secular Franciscans and the Ability Institute (for disability education). ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home.
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Duker & Haugh Funeral Home
Quincy, IL 62301
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from June 22 to June 24, 2014