Melvyn J. Andrews
Melvyn J. Andrews

April 6, 1937 - February 5, 2018
Born in Baltimore, Maryland
Resided in Gilbert, Arizona
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Devoted husband, loving father and proud “Pop-Pop”, Melvyn Joseph Andrews passed away on the morning of February 5, 2018 in Gilbert, AZ.

Mel was born on April 6, 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was passionate about his Polish heritage and was an avid reader who studied Polish and World War II history. He loved fishing and spending time with his family on Maryland’s Eastern Shore enjoying a good crab feast. He was an enthusiastic Baltimore Ravens fans, so much so he even bought a “Ravens purple” car.

He attended Loyola College and the University of Baltimore, where he graduated with a degree in law. He worked as a patent attorney at the United States Patent and Trademark Office for 30 years.

In 2009, he moved to Gilbert, AZ where he most enjoyed spending time with his cherished wife and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Beverly (Whitcomb), daughters, Catherine (Raymond), Theresa (Thomas), Elizabeth (Alexander), and son Matthew (Mari), his brother Leonard (Judy), his beloved Aunt Helen, and 6 grandchildren.

There will be a Visitation Wednesday, February 7th 5-8 pm, with Rosary 7 pm at Queen of Heaven Catholic Funeral Home 1562 E. Baseline Road Mesa, the Funeral Service will be Thursday February 8th 11 am at Queen of Heaven of Heaven Catholic Funeral Home, with burial to follow.

Memorial donations in memory of Melvyn Andrews can be made to: John Paul II Medical Research Institute 540 E. Jefferson St. Suite 202 Iowa City, IA 52245


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Visitation
Queen of Heaven Catholic Funeral Home
1562 E. Baseline Rd.
Mesa, AZ Maricopa 85204
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rosary
Queen of Heaven Catholic Funeral Home
1562 E. Baseline Rd.
Mesa, AZ Maricopa 85204
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
7:00 PM
Service
Queen of Heaven Catholic Funeral Home
1562 E. Baseline Rd.
Mesa, AZ Maricopa 85204
Thursday, February 8, 2018
11:00 AM
Burial
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
1562 E Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ 85204
Thursday, February 8, 2018
12:00 PM

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John Paul II Medical Research Institute
540 E. Jefferson St. Suite 202
Iowa City, Iowa 52245