Andrew Erdelyi


With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Andrew Erdelyi on Friday November 6, 2020 at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance. Son of the late Andrew and Anne Erdelyi. Born in Welland, Ontario 76 years ago. Devoted husband of Joan for over 55 years. Beloved father of David (Candice), Jenn (Rich) and Tony. Cherished Gramps of Sam, Scott, Allie, Amber and Michael. Brother of the late Anne Veres (Lou), Liz Podolyak (Joe) and Mary Banks (John). Brother in law of Don Dierckens (Dale), Linda Derbyshire (Terry), Susie Freitas (Tony), and the late Marie Dundas (Chris). Also predeceased by in-laws Jo-Anne Dierckens and Gary and Janet Dierckens. Survived by many nieces , nephews and great friends. Godfather to Carla Babkirk, Les Banks and Jeff Dierckens.  Andy is now reunited with his “brother” and best friend Carl Reaume. Andy worked for many years at Superior Tool and Die in Chatham as a skilled Machinist. He was a lifetime member of the Kent Cloverleaf Conservation Club but treasured most of all his many travels with his “Joanie” . Memorial donations may be directed to the Chatham-Kent Hospice.

21 Comments on “Andrew Erdelyi”

  1. My thought and prayer are with you Joan and Family

    I had the pleasure of meeting Andy when he work part time at Special Aluminium Product in Blenheim. i really enjoy Joan’s Cookie when he Brought them in to work

  2. We were so sad to hear of Andy’s passing.
    Please know that you Joan and family are in our thoughts and prayers. Our sincere condolences to all of you. Enjoy your cherished memories!

  3. Joan and family,
    We are very sorry to hear of Andy’s passing. May you find comfort from the love, caring and support of family and friends. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Joan and family. So sorry for the loss of a beloved member of your family. My thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time of great sorrow.

  5. Joan and Family:
    I also worked at Superior for many years and knew Andy. He was a truly nice man and he loved to laugh. Please accept my condolences.

  6. Dear Joan and Family
    We offer our deepest condolences on the passing of Andy
    I worked with Andy at Superior for many years. May he rest in peace and may memories help you through this sad time

  7. Dear Joan and family. I’m so sorry to hear of Andy’s passing. You’re all in our hearts and prayers at this difficult time. He was quite the treasure when we met each year.

  8. Joan and family – so sorry for your loss! We will airways remember Andy’s joy in life and hearty laugh. May your memories help you through this difficult time. Mike and Linda Cartwright

  9. Joan and family Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. We will always cherish the times we shared at Rondeau Bay estates. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family

  10. Joan and Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Andy’s passing…please know we are thinking and praying for you. Andy will be missed by many…

  11. I’m so sorry to hear of Andy’s passing. Joan and family I send my condolences. My dad Dennis worked with him for many years and was a good friend of the family.

  12. We re so sorry to her of Andy’s passing, our thoughts are with you, Our deepest sympathies. Liz @Les Kukoly

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