A Mass of Christian Burial for Andrew "Andy" Kakas, age 84, will be 10 A.M. Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 521 Plum St., Fairport Harbor. Friends will be received from 3 to 8 P.M., Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Mulqueeny-Spear Funeral Home, 312 Eagle St., Fairport Harbor.
An eight year resident of Sheffield Village, and former resident of Fairport Harbor, Andrew was born on July 16, 1928 in Fairport Harbor. He passed away on March 2, 2013 at St. John Medical Center in Westlake.
Andy retired from the former Uniroyal Corp in Painesville as a Boiler Operator, and had co-owned the PAK Concrete Co. for many years.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Avon Lake, Fairport Harbor Port Authority, Fairport Harbor Mardi Gras Committee, BPOE 549 in Painesville, Painesville Jay Cee's.
He enjoyed golfing, playing pinochle and bingo, bowling, and special gambling trips.
He is survived by his wife, Judith A. (Waschura) Kakas, whom he married on November 3, 1979; children, Sheryn (Mark) Rusnak of Painesville, Tim Kakas of Perry Township, Amy (Marvin) Brewster of Perry, and Kathy (Doug) Makcen of Perry; step children, Mark Laird of Pennsylvania, Valorie Laird of Elyria, Michael (Anita) Laird of Elyria, Larry (Dr. Jennifer Snyder) Laird of Avon Lake; grandchildren, Mark and Doug Rusnak, and Beth (Mike) O'Hair, Brad and Adam Brewster, Jordan, Parker and Matthew Laird; and great granddaughter, Madison Rusnak.
Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in Painesville.