September 11, 2012
Andre Frank Welter Andre Frank Welter was born on September 28, 1927 in Johnstown, NY to the late Andre F. and Elizabeth Welter nee Johnson. He passed away on September 6, 2012 in Daytona Beach, FL at the age of 84 years, 11 months, and 10 days. Andre served his country in the United States Navy as a Seabee on Guam and other South Pacific stations during WWII, and graduated from Bryant College in 1952. He relocated to Florida from NY in 1982. Before his retirement, Andre worked as a Manufacturer’s Representative for racing wheels, and other auto components for stock car teams and drivers across the entire United States. Andre volunteered for over 10 years with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Citizen Volunteer Auxiliary and with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida. He enjoyed watching football on TV, woodworking, watching NHRA races, playing the harmonica and he had a passion for growing orchids. Andre was the kind of man who never knew a stranger, he was often recognized because he was always singing or whistling. He is survived by his loving wife Charlene “Charlie” Andrews-Welter of 22 years, a son, Andre “Bud” Welter III of Charlotte, NC, two daughters, Mary Beth Brown and husband Budd of, of Lee, MA and Kathryn Ann Roach Of Fairport, NY, one sister, Vivian Dryden, who was a part of Andy’s family in Daytona Beach, FL, a nephew, James Hilly, several grandchildren, step grandchildren and great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Andre’s name to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Citizen Volunteer Auxiliary P.O. Box 569 Deland, FL 32721-0569 or Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida 128-A Orange Avenue #100 Daytona Beach, FL 32114. A celebration of Andy’s life will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm at Heritage Cremation and Memorial Chapel, 620 Dunlawton Ave. Port Orange, FL 32127 with Sr. Chaplain Mike Carroll officiating. All services are under the direction of Heritage Cremation and Memorial Chapel, Port Orange, FL.
Andre Frank Welter Andre Frank Welter was born on September 28, 1927 in Johnstown, NY to the late Andre F. and Elizabeth Welter nee Johnson. He passed away on September 6, 2012 in Daytona Beach, FL at the age of 84 years, 11 months, and... View Obituary & Service Information
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