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Andrew Vassello

January 18, 2009

Andrew Charles Vassello, formerly of Kingston, known to all friends as “Andy,” passed away Sunday, January 18, 2009, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte after a lengthy illness.

Andy was born in Kingston, on September 27, 1958.

Andy was a son of John J. Vassello Sr. and the late Catherine Vassello, of Kingston.

After graduation from Wyoming Valley West High School in 1976, he enlisted in the U. S. Air Force. Andy was a devoted husband, father, son, brother and brother-in-law who loved all children. He was an avid sports fan and rooted proudly for Penn State’s Nittany Lions and the University of Memphis State Tigers basketball team.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Sylvia Anita Yearty Vassello, Hickory, N.C.; and daughters Tiffany Jade Vassello, Charlotte, N.C., and Brittany Thai Vassello, at home. He also leaves three brothers and one sister, John J. Vassello Jr., Sugar Notch; David S. Vassello, Glenmoore; Charles Vassello, Kingston, and Cheryl Vassello Martinsky, Nazareth.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 30, 2009, at 9:30 a.m. The service will be at St Ignatius Church, 339 N Maple Ave, Kingston.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Andy’s memory to any charity or organization.

The funeral home that provided services for Andrew was Catawba Funerals & Cremations located in North Carolina.

Web address is www.catawbamemorialpark.com.

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