Douglas R. Andrews

August 22, 1944 ~ November 15, 2020 (age 76)


Douglas R. Andrews, age 76, of the Town of North Collins, November 16, 2020. Born August 22, 1944. Son of the late Stanley and Florence Andrews.  Doug was a widower and recently lost his wife of over 20 years, Alexandra. As a young man, Doug served in the Navy and was a Vietnam veteran. Doug was a master electrician and worked for Ferguson Electric for many years. He was a man of character. He valued authenticity and his friendships. Doug was a highly intelligent man who, over the course of his life, acquired a vast amount of skills. He was a perfectionist, and any project he was part of, no matter how big or small, was guaranteed success. His work ethic motto, "do it right the first time." Douglas is survived by his daughters, Jennifer (Ron) Gertis and Kristen (Mike) Matthews as well as 5 grandchildren, Daniel, Michael, Brianna, Joseph, and David. He is also survived by stepchildren, Jerry, Mary, and Tammy. Douglas was also an avid hunter and enjoyed many years of hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling excursions. Doing loved being a member of his gun club and valued the close friendships he made there. Friends may call at the Fretthold & Hamp Funeral Home, 37 Adam St., Tonawanda, NY on Monday from 5-7 PM, A memorial services will begin on Monday at 7 PM. Condolences may be shared at  

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Douglas R. Andrews, please visit our floral store.


Gathering of Family and Friends
November 23, 2020

5:00 PM
Fretthold & Hamp Cremation & Funeral Services
37 Adam Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Please note
A Funeral Service will begin at 7 P.M.
© 2021 Fretthold & Hamp Cremation & Funeral Services. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy