January 4, 1933 - July 28, 2021
Donald J. Mc Andrews of Annadale passed away on July 28, 2021. Donald was born and raised in Staten Island. He spent most of his life working for the FDNY. A proud Veteran he served in Germany as a paratrooper during the Korean War for the United States Army. Donald was actively involved in his Community, he was a Grand Marshall of the St. Patrick's Day Parade, founding member of the Irish Cultural Center, Member of AOH Division 4, a member of the Henry Stolzenthaler Knights of Columbus Council # 1675. He also belonged to the FDNY Emerald Society, the FDNY Holy Name Association, the Retired Fire Fighters Association and the Catholic War Veterans. Donald was a talented and accomplished artist, he painted many of the doors on firehouses throughout the Island and even had some of his works displayed in Ireland. He coached and managed for the South Shore and Babe Ruth little Leagues. He is survived by his devoted wife of 52 years Josephine, His loving son Donald II ( DJ) and his wife Sarina. His sister Ann Mattera and many loving nieces and nephews. He was pre deceased by his brothers John, Walter, Joseph, Patrick and William. A gathering of family and friends will take place on Sunday at the John Vincent Scalia Home For Funerals Inc. 28 Eltingville Blvd. from 2-5 and 7-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Monday at 10:15 AM at Our lady Star of the Sea Church. In lieu of flowers the family kindly asks that donations in Donald's memory be made to The FDNY Burn Center. C/O Engine 66/ Ladder 61 The New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation 21 Asch Loop Bronx, New York 10475 A New York State decision that those who are vaccinated are no longer required to wear masks. However, our staff who have serviced over 350 covid funeral services safely will wear masks to protect those who have not been vaccinated or those who feel uncertain and our own families. We feel this is necessary because we have handled 8 covid deaths in the month of May and more as of this writing of June 21st. Due to the current pandemic circumstances please note: We ask that you please send bakery products, fruit baskets, and other personal items to the families home directly. Floral Arrangements can be purchased from our in-house floral designers by calling 718-948-2016 to place your order or to request a catalog of selections that can be emailed to you.
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