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Andrew J. Desmond

September 11, 1932 ~ March 21, 2019 (age 86)
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Desmond, Andrew J. March 21, 2019. Age 86. Beloved husband of Rita (nee Doogan).  Loving father of Alice (Bob) Savacool, Christel (John) Salera, Andrea (Barry) Brown and the late Pat Davis; Stepfather of Kelly (John) Buettler and Jackie (John) Marren.
He will be cherished by his Grandchildren Tiffanie, Robyn, Jenny, Kim, Dan, Desiree, Janice, Christa, Lynsay, Justin, John, Melissa, Lawrence, & Ryan; and Great grandchildren  Brayden, Landon, Quinn, Torie, Felicia, Casey, Molly, Estella, Thea, Elliott, Miles, Bryson, Giuliette and John. Dear brother of the late John & Veronica. Andy was a Retired Army Command Sergeant Major and served in both Vietnam and Korean Wars. He was awarded the Purple Heart, the Silver Star & the Bronze Star.  He was the former Commander of Oxley Post # 133 American Legion.   Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing Wed eve 6-8 PM & Funeral Thurs 10-11 AM at T.J. Fluehr Funeral Home, 11010 Knights Rd. Religious Service 11 AM. Interment Hillside Cemetery. Donations in Andy’s name may be made to Michael J. Crescenz Rising Sun VFW Post 2819 6850 Martin Mills Rd  Phila, PA  19111. To share a memory, please visit

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Michael J. Crescenz Rising Sun VFW Post 2819
6850 Martin Mills Road, Philadelphia PA 19111
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