He graduated from Lorain High School. Al worked as an electrician and finished his career with U.S. Steel as a maintenance supervisor, retiring in 1983. He enjoyed woodworking, the outdoors and being with his family during his retirement. Al was a member of the Church of St. Peter, Lorain.
He is survived by his sons, Alfred W. (Janet) D’Andrea Jr., Ronald W. (Karen) D’Andrea and Gary E. (Denise) D’Andrea; his grandchildren, Chad D’Andrea, Morgan Pickerrell, Megan Gonzalez, Lindsey D’Andrea, Joseph D’Andrea, Brian D’Andrea and Amanda D’Andrea; great grandchildren, Ethan Gonzalez, Addie Gonzalez and Olivia Pickerell; his brother, Chris D’Andrea; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Faye L. D’Andrea; and his sisters, Rita Gregg and Mary Bain.
The D’Andrea family will receive friends Thursday, March 14, 2013, from 4 to 8 P.M., in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst. Closing prayers will be said Friday, March 15, 2013, 10:30 A.M., in the Funeral Center, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11A.M., at the Church of St. Peter, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain. Reverend Father Craig Hovanec, Pastor, will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
The family suggests contributions be made in his memory to the Restoration Fund at the Church of St. Peter.