Services for David D’Andrea, 89, of Copiague; founded D’Andrea Brothers Funeral Home


David A. D’Andrea, a Copiague resident who lived for many years in Babylon and with his brother Richard founded D’Andrea Brothers Funeral Home in Copiague in 1957, died on March 8. He was 89.

A U.S. Navy veteran, D’Andrea grew up in Amityville and graduated from Amityville High School. He earned his license in mortuary science at Simmons Institute of Funeral Service in Syracuse, according to obituary information posted by Raynor & D’Andrea Funeral Homes.

David and Richard D’Andrea operated D’Andrea Brothers Funeral Home for more than 30 years.

David D’Andrea is survived by his wife Leeann; three daughters, Mary Joy, Donna and Lisa; his son David; eight grandchildren, Daniel, Jaclyn, Teddy, Olivia, Kristofer, Sophia, Lily and Reanna; and his brother Gilbert.

Funeral services

Visitation services are schedule for Friday, March 11, from 2-4:30 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. at D’Andrea Brothers Funeral Home, 99 Oak St. in Copiague. A funeral Mass will be celebrated for D’Andrea on Saturday, March 12, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Martin of Tours Roman Catholic Church in Amityville.