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Andrew Joseph Gettings
Andrew Joseph Gettings

Andrew Joseph Gettings, 91, passed away peacefully at his home in Williamsburg on Monday, June 20, 2016. A native of New York City, Andrew was an Army/Air Force veteran of World War II.

Shortly following his military service, he married Margaret Esposito, his wife of 68 years. Andy spent 40 years in the insurance industry, ultimately serving as general manager of the New York region for USF&G. He retired to his Pearl River, N.Y., home in 1984. Since their move to Williamsburg in 2001, Andrew and Margaret happily spent the past 15 years with their many close friends in Ford’s Colony.

Andrew is survived by Margaret; three children, Michael, Robert and Kathryn; six grandchildren, Christopher, David, Jessica, Ellen, Gregory and Kimberly; two step-grandchildren, Kayla and Kyle Conarro; and four great-grandchildren, Dylan, Hailey, Alexa and Quinn.

Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, to remember Andrew and to commemorate his life.

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