Obituary of Andrew Golias, Jr.
Andrew M. Golias, Jr., age 74 of Trumbull, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Gardner Heights of Shelton with his family and dear friends Fred and Sharon by his side. Born on December 31, 1942 in Bridgeport, he was the son of the late Andrew and Theresa Paglia Golias, Sr. Andrew worked for over 40 years as a custodian for the City of Bridgeport Board of Education. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. He was a gentle man with a kind heart who will be truly missed by all who knew him.
Andrew is survived by his sister, Maryann Chetlen and her husband Thomas of Trumbull; three nieces and nephews, Lucanus Chetlen and his wife Alison, Jason Chetlen and his wife Kiera, and Jessica Snow and her husband Jim; six great nieces and nephews, Ethan, James, Noah, Nathaniel, Abigail, and Adah; a cousin Mary Gold and a dear friend, Carina as well as many cousins.
Friends are invited to meet directly in St. Catherine of Siena Church, 220 Shelton Road, Trumbull on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in St. Michael Cemetery, Stratford. Family and friends may call on Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at The Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Diabetes Association, 2080 Silas Deane Highway, 2nd Floor, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.