|Birth: ||Feb. 2, 1893, USA|
|Death: ||May, 1956|
M.J. was born and raised in Cleveland by immigrant Slovak parents. He and his wife Pauline were the owners Andrews Hardware and lived at 9319 Dunlap Ave. Before that, he worked as a pinstriper for Peerless Motorcars, then located at E 93rd St and Quincy Ave. He used those skills to custon decorate many family items.
M.J. and Pauline met at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church. The two enjoyed outings to Cedar Point Amusement Park during their courtship. They married in 1919, and soon welcomed their first son, Michael III (known as "Jr."), into the world.
M.J. enjoyed hunting and fishing, and spent much time at the family summer home on Kelly's Island. During the summers, Pauline and the boys lived at the island house and Michael joined them each weekend after a week at the hardware store. The boys atteneded a summer camp on Kelley's opened by the pastor of their church.
Michael was 5'5", 140#, with blue eyes and brown hair.
On July 13, 1950, Pauline and Michael were in a train accident. She broke her neck, but was not permanently disabled and recovered in time. Michael was also seriously injured. More importantly, during his recovery it was discovered that he had leukemia. Despite care, including early radiation treatments at Ohio State University, he died early.
Pauline and Michael were the best of friends; after his death, she never re-married.
Name: Andrews, Michael J. Sr.
Date: May 28 1956
Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #090.
Andrews, Michael J. Sr., of 9319 Dunlap Ave.,
beloved husband of Pauline (nee Repicky)
dearest father of Michael Jr., Paul and Thomas, U. S. Navy
brother of Anna Maschek, Theresa Palivec of Los Angeles, Cal., and Mary Fuller (deceased).
Friends received at the Hopko Funeral Home, 3601 E. 93d St. Funeral Tuesday, May 29, at 9:15 a. m.
Services at Nativity B. V. M. Church at 10 a. m.
Cause of death: leukemia
Michael Joseph Andrews (1854 - 1949)
Theresa Koval Andrews (1873 - 1936)
Pauline Elizabeth Repiczky Andrews (1900 - 1997)*
Michael Joseph Andrews (1919 - 1975)*
Clarence Andrews (1922 - 1922)*
Mary Jane Andrews (1928 - 1928)*
Paul Edward Andrews (1931 - 1980)*
Thomas Eugene Andrews (1933 - 2002)*
Mary T Andrews Fuller (1891 - 1945)*
Michael Joseph Andrews (1893 - 1956)
Anna Andrews Maschek (1895 - 1973)*
Theresa Palivec Andrews Marchesani (1906 - 1960)*
Plot: sect 90, lot 1740, grave 2
Created by: cypressgreen
Record added: Jan 02, 2011
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