Posted on Jan 25, 2016 |

We are sad to report that former Stafford Country Club member Elio D'Andrea has passed.  Following is his obituary, as copied from the Batavia Daily News:

Elio F. D’Andrea, age 89 of Herrick Street, died 1/22/2016 in Strong Memorial Hospital following a short illness. He was born 12/23/1926 in Albion to Peter and Anita (Amorosi) D’Andrea and was a lifetime resident of this area. Elio was a United States Air Force Veteran of the Korean War, a member of Holy Family Parish, and a retired Unites States Postal Worker. He was a member of the Albion Exempts Club, the Albion Knights of Columbus, and as an avid golfer had formerly belonged to the Stafford Country Club. Mr. D’Andrea was predeceased by his brothers: Albert and Jerry D’Andrea and his sister Ida Kaleta. He is survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21, West Avenue-Albion, WEDNESDAY 4-8 p.m. Elio’s Mass of Christian Burial will be THURSDAY 10 a.m. in Holy Family Parish-Albion (Please meet at church.) Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans, 14080 Rt. 31, Albion, NY, 14411. To share a special memory of Elio, please