KIRKWOOD, MO - Andrew Charles Marion Sr, of Kirkwood, Mo. (formerly of Windham, N.H., and Livingston, Tenn.), son of Thomas E. Marion and Jeannette (Theriault) Marion, passed suddenly on March 5, 2018.
He was predeceased by his wife of 34 years, Donna Marie Marion (née Letner) and his older brother, Roger Marion.
Andrew leaves behind a son, Andrew C. Marion Jr, of Gardner, Mass., and a daughter, Marissa Bean (née Marion) and her husband, David Bean of St. Charles, Mo. He also leaves behind his brother, Paul Marion and his wife, Denise; brother, Leonard Marion; and brother, Edward and his wife, Veronica Marion. He will also be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews.
Grandfather to Stephen, Samantha and Gage Marion, Griffin, Katie-Jayne and Benjamin Bean, he was affectionately known as Grampy and Papa Andy.
An entrepreneur and business owner who was deeply devoted to community service, Andrew held many offices and titles in the Salem and New England Exchange Club organizations.
He was an avid scuba diver, boater, fisherman, gardener and wine maker.
Andrew served as a Certified Public Accountant for nearly five decades and in that time built lasting and meaningful friendships with hundreds of people. His loss will be deeply felt by all who knew him.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in the Salem, N.H., area.
Donations may be made in his name to the National Exchange Club Foundation, benefiting child abuse prevention and awareness.
Published on March 8, 2018