WILMINGTON, MA — Henry J. “Jimmy” Andella, Jr., age 70, of Tewksbury, formerly of Quincy, passed away on November 5, 2018 at the Woodbriar Nursing Center in Wilmington.
Jimmy was born on October 19, 1948 in Boston, MA; he was the cherished son of the late Henry J. and Doris (Loder) Andella, Sr. Jimmy was raised and educated in Somerville.
Jimmy married Debra (Hayes) Andella on December 31, 1976. The couple moved to Quincy, where they lived for 34 years before moving to Tewksbury. Jimmy and Deb shared many wonderful memories together.
Jimmy owned a Gas/Service Station for several years before becoming a Printer at Grenier Print Shop. Jimmy started his own business, Andella Printing, with his brother Eugene “Sonny” Andella. The brothers worked for many years servicing their customers and making many friends along with the way.
In his younger years, Jimmy enjoyed being the mechanic on his buddy’s race car and his many trips to New England Dragway in Epping NH. Jimmy loved to go pheasant hunting with family and friends, especially in the fall. Jimmy had a passion for motorcycles and his many dogs especially his Harley Davidson and beloved pug Angel.
Jimmy was the beloved husband of Debra (Hayes) Andella, father of Frederick Andella & his wife Stacy of Stoughton, loving “Papa” of Amanda and Charlie Andella, cherished son of the late Henry J. and Doris (Loder) Andella, Sr., dear brother of Diane Koytila & her husband Marty of Tewksbury, Eugene Andella & his wife Donna of Weymouth and the late Rodney Andella. Jimmy is also survived by his special cousin, Louis Andella of Reading, as well as many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service at the Abundant Life Christian Church, 173 Church St., (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, November 10th at 1:00 p.m.
To celebrate Jimmy’s life, a memory box will be available at the church. You are invited to bring your favorite pictures or a card with a note sharing your favorite memory.
Memorial donations in Jimmy’s name may be made to GBS/CIDP Foundation Intl., 375 East Elm St., Ste. 101, Conshohocken, PA 19428. www.gbs-cidp.org.
(NOTE: The above obituary is from Nichols Funeral Home.)
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