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“Dear Beverly,I was so sad to just learn tabout John's passing. I enjoyed our conversations so very much. John was a funny man with a great sense of...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Susanne Cawley - Quincy, MA

“My big brother John, i.ll miss you very much.We had some great time.s toghter Bev will be well taken care of .You are loved by so many people.please...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Tom McAndrews - Bellingham, MA

“Thinking of each one of you. I'm so sorry for your Family's loss. John, was always a good man. He will be missed. Extra hug to you Melissa. ❤ ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Kristen Fraser - Winthrop, MA

“Beverly, Melissa, John and GaryI am so sorry about John's passing. I enjoyed our chats whenever we were together and of course his jokes.I know...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Saunders - Waltham, MA

“John was a great friend. He was very dedicated to St. Bernard's Church and the St. Bernard's family. In his years at St. Bernard's we...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: robert fitzpatrick - Newton, MA

“Dear Beverly,Richard and I just learned of John's passing. We are saddened for you and family and send our love and condolence. Sincerely,Marcia &...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Marcia & Richard Gaudet - MA

“Dear Bev and family,Sending you sympathy, support, and love.John, I thank you for the memories we shared here on Cape Cod. I will miss your laughter...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Florence Dowler

“BEVERLY AND FAMILY , LINDA, JUDY, TOMMY AND BO. I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MY PRAYER'S ARE WITH YOU. LOVE JUDY ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: JUDY BARTLEMAN-BROWN - BURLINGTON, MA

“Uncle John, My Mass General buddy, I will miss you. Loved playing cards and drinking teawith you and Aunt Beverly at your Newton home, thanks for the...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Colleen Skinner - Wilmington, MA

“Melissa, so sorry to hear about your dad. Please give your mom my condolences as well. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Judy correia - Waltham, MA

“Beverly, John, Melissa and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Your husband and father, and grandfather was such a great guy. I will never forget...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Loretta Leone - Newton, MA

“Dear Beverly and Family, We so loved John...no job was ever done on our street without John's input and his ever so contagious humor. He will always...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Lynn and Joe Santoro - MA

“Dear Beverly, Melissa and family, Linda, Judy, Tommy and Bobby...so sorry for your loss...John was a fun guy ...the last few years were tough for him...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Peggy Burke - Centerville, MA

“To uncle Jon we are all going to miss you thanks for being a great guy and great brother to my mother she miss your 5 phone calls a day thanks for...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Kevin Gaudet - Waltham, MA

“John, you will be greatly missed in the neighborhood! I will personally miss our frequent meetings out front with the all the dogs in tow. You sure...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Christine Daly - West Yarmouth, MA

“On behalf of my mother Ruth Mahoney, John's Aunt, my family and I are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Colleen Wells - Weston, MA

“March 27, 2017 will forever be the saddest day of my life. You were such an important part of my life and we shared a closeness that I will always...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Melissa Erba - Daughter

“I'm going to miss him so much, even though I haven't seen him much lately he was always so good to me and my children and always made us feel...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Brenda Hansen - Mansfield, MA

“Dear John, so saddened with your passing was hopping for ...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Linda Gaudet - Waltham, MA


West Yarmouth – Mr. John F. McAndrews, of West Yarmouth, formerly of Waltham, died Monday, March 27, 2017 in Cape Cod Hospital. He was 73.

Born in Waltham on May 29, 1943, he was a son of the late John and Velma (Fraser) McAndrews. He had been a longtime resident of West Newton before moving to West Yarmouth fourteen years ago.

Until his retirement he worked as a manager for Saint Bernard's Church in West Newton. He found much peace and contentment burying his head in his latest book and spending time at the beach, especially Seagull Beach, in West Yarmouth.

John leaves his wife, Beverly A. (Saunders) McAndrews, his children, Gary E. McAndrews and his wife, Nancy, of Southborough, John R. McAndrews and his wife, Jaime, of Foxborough and Melissa A. Erba and her husband Brian, of Waltham; several grandchildren including Jillian and Morgan Erba; his siblings, Judy Melanson, of Waltham, Thomas McAndrews, of Bellingham, Linda Gaudet, of Waltham and Robert McAndrews, of Marlboro and several nieces and nephews.

John was also the father of the late Gregory A. McAndrews and brother of the late Richard McAndrews and Jean McAndrews.

Family and friends will honor and remember John's life by gathering to visit in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Saturday, April 1st from 12 Noon to 2:00 p.m. and will conclude with a memorial service at 2:00 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Waltham, MA 02451.