Andrew “Andy” Thomas Shandor, 70 of Springfield, died at 6:47 pm, Sunday, January 8, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born December 8, 1941 in Springfield to Andrew David and Theresa Poulson Shandor. He married Christine Markopoulos on February 14, 2009 and she survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Danica (Brian) Wilson and Andrea (Don) Thorpe both of Bloomington; one son, Andy (Fiancé’ Vanessa Chesi) Shandor of Phoenix, AZ and four grandsons, Reed, Cole, Ripley and Vallen.
His parents and one grandson, Vander preceded him in death.
Andy was a U. S. Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He was a member of American Legion Post 32 and was a Legion Rider. He was a past member of the Eagles Club. His hobbies included art and watching his grandchildren’s sports and activities. He worked for the Illinois Department of Professional Regulations in the Legislative Affairs office and retired from Verizon/GTE as a Central office Engineer.
Visitation: 10 am – 12 pm, Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 12 pm, Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Stephen Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery where Sangamon County Interveterans Burial Detail will conduct Military Honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm