Robert "Bob"'s Story
Robert "Bob" Andrew, 76, passed away peacefully on January 4, 2018 at The Prescott House Nursing Home in North Andover.
Bob was a lifelong resident of Methuen, son of the late Merle (Dow) and Harold Andrew. He was a mechanic most of his life, owning Andrew's Service Station & Towing and Andrew Travel in the Methuen Square. He also served as the West District Counselor for the City of Methuen and was a deputy sheriff on the Essex County Sheriff's Department.
Bob was involved in many clubs and organizations; he was on the board of directors at Methuen Co-op Bank, a member of the John Hancock Lodge, Methuen Board of Trade, Salem/Methuen Rotary Club, Scottish Rights Foundation, Shriners, and the Royal Order of Jesters to name a few. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church in Methuen.
Bob was an amazing and devoted father and papa and will be deeply missed by his wife, Margaret E. (Epp) Andrew, son Douglas Andrew, of Fremont, N.H.; daughter, Kimberley Andrew, of Methuen, MA, and grandchildren, Casey Andrew of Methuen, MA and Elizabeth Andrew of Ohio. In addition, he is also survived by his brother Steven Andrew, wife Patricia, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Nancy Fleming.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Robert A. Andrew Memorial Fund set up at Methuen Co-Op Bank, 243 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844, which will be used to give back to the community which he loved.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Dewhirst Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 10, at 11 a.m., in the funeral home chapel. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.dewhirstfuneral.com.
Published on January 6, 2018