Willard P. Andrews, 95 of Allentown passed away at home on March 28, 2022. He was the husband of the late Betty M. (Snyder) Andrews for 71 years until her passing on November 22, 2018.
Willard was born in East Mauch Chunk, PA on December 3, 1926 , son of the late Miles Andrews who passed when he was young and was raised by his Mother Jennie (Hontz) Andrews Furst and his step father Joseph Furst.He served in the US Navy during World War II.
He was a presser and doorman at Hess’s and also a presser at M & S Taylors among other jobs.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 209 until it closed and then a member of American Legion Post 367 in Fullerton. Willard was also a member of the Fearless Fire Company, was an avid sportsman who bowled until he was 94and he played softball and basketball when he was younger.
He was a member of Zion UCC in Allentown.
Survivors: Daughter Carol J. Forman, wife of Harry
W. of Taneytown, MD; son Paul W. Andrews of Northampton; three grandchildren: Christopher A. Forman, husband of Brooke, Jennifer E. Baile, wife of Matt, and Andriana E. Andrews; ten great grandchildren. Predeceased by sisters Gloria Bauer, Joan Morana, brothers Joseph Andrews, John Furst and a daughter in law Wendy E. Andrews.
Viewing & Service: Tuesday April 5, 2022, viewing 10AM to 11AM followed by the Funeral Service at 11AM at the Sell-Herron Funeral Home 1145 Lehigh Street Allentown, PA 18103. Burial with Military Honors at Cedar Hill Memorial Park Allentown, PA 18109.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers to Lehigh Valley Hospice 2166 S. 12th St. Allentown, PA 18103 or Liberty Bell Shrine Museum in care of the Funeral Home.