Paul Thomas Andrews, 73, of Milton entered into eternal rest at his home on Aug. 23, 2011, surrounded by his loving family after a short illness. Paul was a lifelong resident of Milton. After graduating from Milton High School, he went on to graduate from Wentworth Institute of Technology with a degree in architecture. He worked for St. Agathas Parish in Milton for many years before going into business himself and opening Andrews Decorating Center in Newton, which he proudly owned and operated for 30 years. He was an avid train and plant enthusiast and stamp collector. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Madeline (Mullen) Andrews; his devoted brother Charles H. Andrews, Jr. and wife Esther of Raynham and brother Robert Andrews and wife Mary of AZ. He was the brother of the late John F. Andrews and dear uncle to the late Sharon da Silva. He will be forever missed by his nieces, Eleanor Andrews, Linda Andrews, Alana Andrews, Keri Labadie, Jennifer DiGiorgio, Charlene Robinson and his nephews, Michael Andrews, Brian Andrews, Chad Andrews and Charles da Silva. He is also survived by many great nieces and nephews. He was the loving son of the late Charles H. and Helen (Burke) Andrews Sr. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Saint Agatha Church, 440 Adams St., Milton on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Milton Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Visitation Friday 4-7 p.m. in Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., Milton. In lieu of flowers, donations in Pauls memory can be sent to Old Colony Hospice, 1 Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368 or New England Siani Hospital,MA 02072. For information and directions, www.dolanfuneral.com.
Published in The Patriot Ledger on August 25, 2011