Ronald Andrade, 57, of East Haven passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, April 29, 2018. For 32 years he was the loving husband of Elisa Mascari Andrade. Devoted father of Theresa (John) Clark and Monica Andrade. Son of Jean DiMeo Andrade and the late Manuel Andrade. Brother of Kenneth (Diane) Andrade and Sandra (Joe) Zautra. Proud grandfather of Henry Clark. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews and devoted friends, too numerous to list. For many years he was employed by Demars Landscaping & Connecticut Irrigation. He was a founding member and Vice Chairman of the East Haven Independent Party, chairman of the Inland Wetland Committee and supporter of East Haven Youth Soccer and EHHS Marching Band. Ron’s family would like to thank Dr. Charles Whitaker, Nicole and the entire staff of the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain for their care and compassion and a very special thank you to our angel Karen Chasse who never left our side during Ron’s illness.
The hours for visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 8pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. All are asked to go directly to St. Vincent DePaul’s Church in East Haven on Thursday morning for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30. Burial will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105-9959 or to the ALS Association of CT. Chapter, 4 Oxford Road, Unit 4E, Milford, CT. 06460.