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George Stanley Andrew, Sr.

George Stanley Andrew Sr., 88, of Emmitsburg, MD died peacefully Wednesday December 12, 2012 at St. Catherine Nursing Center in Emmitsburg. Born November 10, 1924 in Emmitsburg, he was the son of the late Russell and Nellie Bowser Andrew. He was the husband of Margaret Wetzel Andrew, to whom he was married for 65 years.

George was a member of the Incarnation United Church of Christ in Emmitsburg. He was a plumber for many years and then worked as a carpenter until his retirement at age 62. The family would like to thank the staff at Saint Catherine Nursing Center for giving him excellent care.

Surviving in addition to his wife are son, George Stanley Andrew, Jr. and wife, Martha of Emmitsburg; daughter, Darlene Marie Wivell and husband, Stan of Thurmont; 4 grandchildren, Sherri Miller, Mike Andrew, Michelle Wivell, and Stan Wivell Jr.; 6 great-grandchildren, Danielle Kidd and husband Brad, Amanda Walker and husband, Mike, Shelbey Miller, Nicole and Madison Andrew, and David Gelwicks; 1 great-great-grandchild, Elizabeth Page Walker; brother, Earl Andrew of Emmitsburg. He was predeceased by 3 brothers, Charles, Richard and Joseph Andrew;, and a sister Vera Eiker.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, December 17 at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 210 W. Main St., Emmitsburg, MD with the Rev. Katie Penick, pastor of Incarnation United Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Gettysburg, PA. The family will receive friends Sunday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saint Catherine Nursing Center of St Joseph Ministries, 331 S. Seton Ave. Emmitsburg, MD, 21727 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1850 York Rd, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.myersdurborawfh.com.

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