Andrew Ondrusek, 92, of Girard, passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Omni Manor Nursing Home. Andy was born April 1, 1927, in Ford City Pennsylvania, the son of Martin and Mary (Totos) Ondrusek. Andy retired from Superior Beverage, after 33 years, as a truck driver. He was a member of St. Rose Church, the American Legion Post #235, and the IFH Club, in Girard. He was a US Navy veteran, serving is country during WW II. Andy enjoyed going to the casino’s, gardening, fishing, and watching nascar and football. He leaves to cherish his memory, his children; Barbara (Bucky) Lewis, of Niles, Linda (Patrick) Duffy, of Youngstown, and Ronald "Marty" Ondrusek, of Girard, seven grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, Andy is preceded in death by his wife,Shirley (Adams) Ondrusek, whom he married March 17, 1950 and died April 10, 2005, his brothers; Joseph, Thomas, August, Anthony, and Paul Ondrusek, sisters; Mary O'Poole, Anne Charny, Barbara Bowes, Theresa Frantz, and Vickie Powell, and his grandson, Timmy Duffy. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, September 24th, 11:00 AM at St. Rose Church, preceded by a prayer service at 10:30 AM at Blackstone Funeral Home. The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. Andy will be laid to rest at Belmont Park Cemetery with military honors. The family wishes to thank Hospice of the Valley and Omni Manor nurses and staff for their loving care that was given to their father. Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to send any expressions of sympathy to the family.
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