James R. Andrews

Date of Passing:

February 25, 2013

Andrews, James, R., 83, of Broad Street, died peacefully on February 25, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Grace G. (Grimes) Andrews.

Born in New Bedford, MA, a son of the late James T. F. and Ellen (Hjelm) Andrews, he lived in Rehoboth, MA for 40 years.

Mr. Andrews was an electronics engineer at WRCP radio station for 30 years.

James enjoyed reading, studying art, music and astronomy. He had a loving devotion to his late wife and enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is survived by two daughters; Elizabeth C. Andrews-Pannone and her husband James of Rehoboth, MA and Julie E. Sarri of Pawtucket, a son; Greig W. Andrews and his wife Erica of Newton, MA, a sister; Marilyn Cashwell and her husband Richard of Madison, WI, three grandchildren; Ryan, Shawna and Grayson and a great grandson; Jack.

His funeral service will be held on Friday March 1, 20313 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 11 am. Burial will follow in Rehoboth Village Cemetery, Bay State Road, Rehoboth, MA. Calling hours are Thursday 6-8 pm. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in James’s memory to RISPCA, 186 Amaral Street, Riverside, RI, 02915-2223 would be deeply appreciated.

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