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Oklahoman Archives
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
June 19, 2006

Dr. Rudolph Anthony D’Andrea passed away Saturday, June 17, in Midwest City. He was born Aug. 3, 1925, in Providence, R.I. to Armand and Irene D’Andrea and lived in Rhode Island until he joined the U.S. Navy in 1943. While serving at Clinton Naval Air Base in Oklahoma, he met Janice Ferguson and they were married in 1946. Rudy and Jan moved to Midwest City in 1948 where he worked for 30 years at Tinker Air Force Base rising to the level of Branch Chief. During these years, he obtained his bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma City University and his master’s degree from Oklahoma University. After retiring from Tinker, he became a professor of government and technical writing at OSU in Oklahoma City for 15 years and acquired his Ph.D. Rudy was a charter member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Midwest City where he served as a Minister of the Eucharist, a greeter, and a 4th degree member in the Knights of Columbus.

Rudy was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Armand D’Andrea Jr.; and one son, Michael Anthony D’Andrea.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jan D’Andrea of the home; two brothers, Norman and Eugene D’Andrea of Warwick, R.I.; two sons, Mark D’Andrea and wife, Rita of Midwest City, David D’Andrea and wife, Karen of Oklahoma City; and one daughter, Pamela Sewell and fiancé, Jacques Landry of College Station, Texas; grandchildren, Paul D’Andrea and wife, Sasha, Matt D’Andrea and wife, Laura, Chris D’Andrea, Nathan D’Andrea all of Oklahoma City, Holly D’Andrea of St. Louis, Mo., Emily Sewell of Midwest City, Scott Sewell of College Station, Texas; great-grandchildren, Jordan, Dominick, Sylvia and Luke (due in August); and numerous extended family and friends. We wish to express our sincere appreciation to the doctors and nurses of Midwest Regional Medical Center and Heritage Park Dialysis Center for their compassionate care.

Visitation was held at Barnes and Johnson Funeral Home in Midwest City Monday, June 19, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. A mass of Christian burial was held at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church on Tuesday, June 20, at 10 a.m. with interment at Arlington Memory Gardens followed. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the St. Philip Neri Building Fund.



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