2018-03-21 / Obituaries

Andy Rosa

Andrew F. Rosa, 81 of Arkville passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Margaretville Hospital, after a brief illness with cancer.

Andy was born July 11, 1936 to the late Henry Rosa and Gertrude Fairbairn. He is survived by his wife, Helen Plant, and by his children, Vincent Rosa and Theodora Billington of Arkville, Wendy Hejnal of Jefferson and Jeremy Young of Virginia. Andy is also survived by his grandchildren Shawn, Justin, Michael, Abigail, Dakota, Samantha and Eric.

Andy was pre-deceased by his daughter-in-law, Carolyn Rosa.

Andy enjoyed belonging to the Arkville Fire Department. He was an active member for 63 years. He also enjoyed an active role with the American Legion. Andy previously held the position of Commander of Post 216 as well as County Commander of the American Legion. Andy enjoyed attending the state legion conferences, which allowed him to travel all over the state.

A memorial ceremony in remembrance of Andrew F. Rosa will be held April 28 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post #216 on Main Street in Margaretville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Legion in memory of Andrew Rosa. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.

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