Andrews, Charles T. “Ted”

Ted Andrews passed away on 29August 2003 while on vacation at Myrtle Beach, SC. He entered the Academy from Leechburg, PA, after a year in the USNR and study at Wyoming Seminary Prep. He was active in theAcademy in a variety of sports, including varsity football. Upon graduation, he entered the Marine Corps. Ted was a member of the First Battalion, 4th Marines in Hawaii from 1957 to 1959, and then served as the Marine CorpsAssistant Officer Selection Officer in Philadelphia. He resigned from the Marine Corps in 1960.

In civilian life Ted had a lengthy career in the steel industry. From 1960 to 1981 he served as a superintendent and plant manager at U.S. Steel, Vandergrift Works. He then became a Division Manager of the Finishing Department at the Irvin Works, Dravosburg, PA, from 1981 to 1989. He next served as an engineering consultant with U.S. Steel Engineering Consultants in Pittsburgh until retiring in 1996. Ted was very active with St. Margaret Roman Catholic Church in Lower Burrell, and enjoyed golf, hunting and fishing.

Ted is survived by his wife of 47 years, Joan E. D’Andrea Andrews; two sons, Daniel C. Andrews and John M. Andrews; a daughter, Mrs. Elaine Trentin and a sister, Patricia Ann Andrews. He is also survived by three grandchildren; Joel D. and Rebecca Marie Trentin and Kaitlyn E. Andrews. All reside in the Pennsylvania area. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles C. and Ida Edith Truffa Andrews.