Andrew L. Macik, 99, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 23, 2019, peacefully at home with his children around him. He was born May 6, 1920, to the late George and Anna (Kovalchick) in Chambersville, Pennsylvania.
During WWII, Andrew served in the 12th U.S. Army Air Corps, Co A 1710th Signal Service Battalion Aviation, European African Middle Eastern Campaign. He served four years as a radio operator and mechanic. Andrew met his wife, Iolanda in Florence, Italy. They married and had a daughter. After the war they settled in Cleveland, to raise their family which consisted of three more children.
Andrew worked at Ford Motor Co. for 30 years working his way up to a skilled labor Gauge repair man. They loved to travel, especially going back to Italy to visit his wife’s family as often as they could.
He is survived by his four children, Giovanna (JoAnn) Jason, Andrea (John) Makovich, David (Gail) Macik and Christina (Kenny) Lamphear; he was also blessed with eight grandchildren, Donny Jason, Erika (Brad) Klotz, Kimberly (John) Anthony, David Christopher Macik (deceased), Scott Macik, Michael Harmon, Eric (Sammi) Harmon, Victoria (Isaiah) Adams, Jessica Nawal and 14 precious great-grandchildren.
Andrew was preceded in death by his wife, Iolanda and seven siblings, Mike, John, George, Mary Resler, Joe, Nick and Helen Hertvik.
The family will receive friends at St. Ambrose Catholic Parish, 929 Pearl Rd., Brunswick from 9 to 10 a.m., Friday, May 31, 2019, with Mass immediately following. Andrew will be laid to rest at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, followed by a luncheon back at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made, in Andrew’s name, to any Veteran’s Association of your choice.