Robert G. McAndrew of Mashpee, formerly of Kingsport, Tennessee, died August 12 after a six-year battle with colon cancer. He was 71.
Mr. McAndrew was the son of William and Ruth (Sessler) McAndrew.
He leaves his children, Katherine McLaughlin and her husband, Scott McLaughlin, of Melrose, Kristine Carpenter and her husband, Ronald Carpenter, of Mashpee, Kimberly Bitto and her husband, Michael Bitto, of Boxford, Karol Grato and her husband, Anthony Grato, of Falmouth, Robert George McAndrew Jr. and Gary Petrie, both of Kingsport, Tennessee, and James McAndrew of Haverhill; his siblings, William McAndrew of Owosso, Michigan, Patricia Thrasher of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Richard McAndrew of Salem, New Hampshire; his 11 grandchildren; his former wife, Linda (Baardse) McAndrew; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. McAndrew was the husband of the late Carolynne (Brunke) McAndrew and father of the late Robert Austin McAndrew.
Services will be private.
A celebration of Mr. McAndrew’s life will be held at a later date.
Donations may be made to www.truckersfund.org or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.