Andrew J. Cammareri 1928 - 2019
Andrew J. "Andy" Cammareri passed at his residence on
Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Andy was born on September 13, 1928 in Brooklyn,
NY, to the late James Vincent and Elena 'Helen" Cammareri.
Andy had a love of aviation from a very early age and made that is
career for over 50 years. Upon graduation from aviation high school, Andy
joined the Navy and served for 2 years right after World War II. He then
worked for various aviation companies, retiring from Northrop Grumman in
St. Augustine, Florida. He was the President of Washac Industries, Inc., that
built seven TSC-1A2 Teal amphibians (s/n 32 thru s/n 38) in St. Augustine. The
Teals built by Washac Industries, were marketed by Teal Aircraft
Corporation, also St. Augustine.
Andy is preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Marion Mazza and
Johanna Filipelli, the mother of his children, Teresa Cammareri and his
second wife, Jeanne Cammareri (Fulkerson).
Andy is survived by his wife, Maureen (McGuire), children, Elena Beck
(David), Chris Barrs (Johnice) and James Cammareri; grandchildren, Thomas
Beck (Erin), Jerry Barrs (Becky), Alina Cammareri; great-grandson, Ryan
Beck; and close cousin, Andrew Sanfilippo.
Other survivors are his step children, Christie Thompson (Peter),
Elizabeth Dickey (Anderson) and Ashley Puckett as well as 13 step
A Memorial Mass was held Monday August 12, 2019 at Our Lady of Good
Counsel Catholic Church, 5950 State Road 16, St. Augustine, FL 32092. Andy
was laid to rest with military honors at at Jacksonville National
Cemetery, 4083 Lannie Road, Jacksonville.