Born: January 12, 1927 - Deceased: February 7, 2022
Andrew P. Newton, 95, of Mascoutah, IL, passed away peacefully Monday, February 7, 2022, at Brightly Senior Living in Mascoutah, IL.
Andrew was born Wednesday, January 12, 1927, in Belleville, IL.
After graduating high school from Belleville West Township, Andrew proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He returned to Belleville after the war and was a Civil Servant for the United States Government for over thirty years. A devout Catholic, he greatly enjoyed watching St. Louis Cardinals baseball and volunteering at Althoff Catholic High School and St. Mary’s Parish. He loved to dance, hit the links, and drink beer with the guys at Bel-Air Bowl. Though he had a dry humor, Andrew also had a warm smile, and there was neither a leak nor repair he thought he couldn’t fix.
He was preceded in death by his:
Surviving are his:
Memorials: In lieu of flowers please make donations to: Greater St. Louis Honor Flight.
Services: A Memorial Gathering will be held at 12 noon – 3:00 pm, Friday, February 18, 2022 at Kurrus Funeral Home. Graveside service will follow at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL, with Deacon Gerry Bach officiating.
RIP Uncle Andy 🙏🏻🙏🏻
Indeed RIP uncle Andy✝️ Thank you you for your service to our great country for so many years and in so many ways. You taught me the time was as important as treasure and talent in serving our Lord. God Bless you.
The last of his family. Always funny and enjoyed talking with him.
Craig Zitta & Family
Rest in peace to 2 friends, Andy and Dottie; you both are in a better place together.