John Edward Andres was born April 17, 1926 in Yonkers, New York to Fred J. Andres and Laurana Smythe Andres.
John graduated from Roosevelt High School and entered the United States Army Air Force, 808th Air Engineering Squadron. He was stationed in England and Germany.
John started his career with Macy's when they opened in White Plains, New York. He remained with Macy's for 46 years, retiring in 1996.
John married Louise Haines in Hastings-On-Hudson on May 27, 1950. They lived in Thornwood, New York for 25 years and raised two children there. In 1977, they moved to Brewster.
John is survived by his wife Louise of 63 years, his daughter Susan, son Carl and his wife Alicia and his brother Charles of Clifton Park, NY. He was predeceased by his older brother Fred.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 27, 2014 11:00 AM at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, New York. Interment to follow at Cold Spring Cemetery, Cold Spring, New York. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4 to 8pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Andres’s memory may be made to Hospice Care in Westchester & Putnam Inc., 540 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591