Frank E. Andrews, Sr., 72, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Miriam Hospital. He was the husband of Shirley A. (Mauricio) Andrews to whom he was married 51 years.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Oliver F. and Mary (Britto) Andrews. Frank was a boiler operator for the Narragansett Electric Company before he retired. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Frank was a member of the Rhode Island Fish Club and the Rhode Island Matadors Drum & Bugle Corp. He was also a communicant of St. Martha’s Church.
Besides his wife he leaves two children, Frank E. Andrews, Jr. and his wife Jackie of Seekonk and Lisa Marie Andrews of East Providence, one granddaughter, Maya Andrews, one brother, Leroy Andrews and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Oliver Andrews and Gina Hall.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM in St. Martha’s Church, 2595 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be private. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 5-7 PM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. The guidelines set forth by the Rhode Island Department of Health will be observed. Face masks are required and only ten people will be allowed in the funeral home at a time. A celebration of Frank’s life will be held at a date and time to be announced.