Andrew Lally

Andrew Lally


Andrew James Lally, 39 years of age, passed away on December 26th. Son of Jim and Alison Lally, brother of John (Olivia), Kate (Zach) and Thomas. Father of Penny Lally and Kendall Lally-McCarrell. Survived by Corrine Lally and Kaitlin McCarrell and their families. Also survived by his chocolate lab, Rio, many friends, his family in the UK and his Canadian Family- Judith, Dave, Tom, Chris, Pam and The Boys. Andrew will be remembered as a music lover, a talented football player and fan of Manchester United who idolized Eric Cantona and also a fan of the classic comedy of Derek and Clive. He was a talented Plumber and enjoyed tinkering with electronics but deeply loved to be silly with his girls, which often involved dancing, YouTube videos, eating too much chocolate and swimming at the YMCA with Penny. 

Memorial Gathering will be held as an open house on Friday, January 3rd at Links of Kent between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. Remarks will be made at 1:30 pm.

69 Comments on “Andrew Lally”

  1. So sorry to hear of Andrew’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Stacey (Hogle) Warrener

  2. Andrew has so much laughter and love, I spent a summer working along side him at a grass cutting business years back. Always had fun and made the day awesome. I am very sorry to hear of this and I pray for comfort and healing for all his family and friends. Much love

  3. Oh, my heart breaks for you, Allison, and family!! Words can’t express my deepest condolences! So much love to you

  4. This is such a sock. I’m so sorry for all of Andrew’s family, and friends. He was good man, who will be greatly missed by all. I’ll never forget our football banter back in our C.K.S.S. days. A fellow Englishmen, who’s families immigrated to Canada.

  5. So sorry for your loss, Andrew was always a fun soul to be around, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends

  6. Andrew you had the most caring soul. You went 100% with everything you did and that made you into an friend forever. I’ll never forget the laughs and stories we shared this past summer. Rest easy bro.

  7. Andrew was kind enough to invite my husband and I into his home to watch football, despite our affiliations to Tottenham and Arsenal respectively. We enjoyed some banter with him and we will remember him with love and affection. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends who will miss him dearly.

    1. So very sorry to hear if Andrews passing – Condolences to you Allison and the Lally family – sending prayers and hugs to all –

  8. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Lally family and we are so saddened by Andrew’s passing.

  9. So very saddened to hear about Andrew’s passing. Our Son, MarkJohn Sheehy, and his brother Stephen, went to school with Andrew & he was always such a nice young man. May your Family be comforted at this most difficult tiime in your lives. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.~~~

  10. Saddened to hear of the passing of Andy. He was a friend and will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Lally family.

  11. There are no words. I am so saddened by this huge loss. Love you, Andrew. Rest in peace.

  12. Andrew was a long time friend who I had the chance of reuniting with again as an adult when I met his oldest daughter.
    I’m greatful for that time. Your children will carry your legacy
    I’m so sorry they wont share in it w you. You will be missed

  13. This is a shock.
    He was so kind to me in high school and was well liked. He had a smile and was alway such a fun , funny guy.
    Much love to the family.

  14. Very sorry to hear about Andy’s passing. Sending the entire Lally family love in this difficult time. Love from Pat, Bri, Matt, Nate and Melissa.

  15. So very very sorry to hear this. Our thoughts are with Andrew’s family. Sincere condolences

  16. Alison, Jim, John, Kate and Tom & Family
    So sorry to hear of Andrew’s passing. The years were too few, we are beyond words at the loss of your son, and brother. May the caring thoughts of those who love you comfort you all at this time.
    Faith , Dugal and family

  17. Andrew was the most amazing, loving, generous and loyal friend, always made us laugh, was always there if we needed anything! We will cherish our memories of you and there is so many! Our deepest condolences to the Lally Family! We love you Lally, till we meet again my friend!! Matt & Aimee

  18. My heart goes out to the Lally family. My deepest condolences.
    I hadn’t seen Andy in years and happened to run into eachother a few months back. It was as if no time had passed. Same ole joker with a smile from ear to ear. It was so nice catching up that day.
    RIP ‘Lally’, you surely will be missed.

  19. Alison, Jim and family
    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.

    1. John, Kate, Tom and Family,

      We are sorry for your loss. Andrew was always cheerful and kind to us. Julie misses seeing him on the soccer field. May he be at peace. You are all in our thoughts right now. Lots of love.

  20. Dear Alison, Jim and Family.
    So sorry to hear of the loss of Andrew.
    We send you our deep sympathy and condolences at this very difficult and sad time.
    Bob & Chris (Friends of Dave & Judith)

  21. Please accept our deepest condolences. We will hold all of Andy’s family in our thoughts, especially Corrine and Penny.
    The Carletons

  22. Allison, Tom, John, Kate and Thomas:
    Our deepest condolences on the loss of your son and brother Andrew. We will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  23. Andrew and I were good friends in highschool. Lally was hilarious, witty, fun-loving, sensitive and loyal. He smiled freely and always had a kind word to share. Lally was fierce on the soccer field and took a lot of pride in the sport. My condolences to Andrew’s family, this is a tragedy.

  24. I’m so saddened and heartbroken to hear of Andrew’s passing. I may have been his first Canadian friend, he was definitely my first British friend. I’ll always remember his big smile and infectious laugh, and all our long conversations on my front porch. He was a great prom date too, cleaned up nice. Every time I hear any Guns N’ Roses song I will think of him. Sending my sincere condolences and love to Alison, Jim, John, Kate, Tom, Penny and Kendall. May you Rest in Peace Andrew. You will be missed every day.

  25. To the Lally family , We are so sorry about your loss . Thinking of you . Sending hugs.

  26. Dave and I are saddened to hear the passing of Andrew. We knew him well, years ago when we lived in Chatham . Our deepest condolences to his family!

    Cathi and Dave Mckendrick

  27. My deepest condolences to Andrews family, I remember meeting Andrew in public school. We had a long running joke about how he was losing his English accent for a Canadian one. We had alot of good laughs. I hope his family and friends find some peace, rest easy Andrew.

  28. So very sorry to hear bout Andrews passing. I ran into him last year when I was back in Ontario visiting family. He will be missed, my condolences to the entire family. Rest easy Lally.

  29. My heart goes out to your family and to everyone who loved Andrew. This is such a huge loss. Rest in peace Andy.

  30. R.I.P Andrew I didn’t know you very long but the first day I met you I will never forget you offered me a ride home with all my laundry as u seen me struggling you were quite a gentleman, funny and cheered me up when I was down sure will miss you! So sorry for loss prayers are with his family

  31. Alison and Jim,
    We are extremely sad to hear this news about Andrew. We will be thinking of you and your family. ❤️ Sending our most sincere condolences.

  32. My heartfelt condolences to the Lally family, Penny and Corinne. He will be sadly missed…..much too young to leave this world and his loved ones behind.

  33. John,
    Our hearts go out to you on the passing of your brother. Our condolences to you and your family,

  34. Our condolences to all our Canadian family and Andy’s beautiful girls that we haven’t yet met. We will be thinking about you all this week. Xxx

  35. So very sorry to hear about Andrew’s passing.
    Our prayers and thoughts are with Penny and all her family.

  36. Sending all my love to our Canadian family at this heartbreaking time. Thinking of you all and most of all his two beautiful girls. X

  37. Andy was such a kind soul and fun loving spirit. I will miss his infectious laugh and hold dear many great memories from our younger, carefree years. Sending love and thoughts to his family and loved ones during this heartbreaking time.

  38. Dear Alison and family,
    I just heard this morning of the death of your son, Andrew. My sincerest sympathy for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Mary Want.

  39. Dear Alison, Jim and family

    We were so sad to hear of your loss from Judith and Dave.

    We are thinking of you all and send our condolences and love.

    Phill, Vicki, Jordan and Hannah xxx

  40. Dear Allison and Jim,
    I am so very very sorry to hear of your son’s death. I can’t imagine any words I could type here that would even begin to help or make this easier for you to bear. Please know that I am thinking of you both and available ANY time to sit and chat if or whenever you may want. For now, sending you all my love and support at this difficult time.

  41. Dear Allison, so very sorry for your family’s loss – my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  42. I will always remember my lovely cousin Andrew. Rest in peace my darling xxx Jim, Alison, John, Kate and Tom you are in my thoughts at this terribly sad time xxx

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