Andre “Andy” D. Compagna, 93, of York, ME, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 surrounded by his family. Andy, lovingly known as “Grampy” or “Uncle Andy” to family and friends, is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Norma (Theriault) Compagna.
Andy was born in Manchester, NH, on May 3, 1929, he was the son of the late Joseph Compagna and Angeline (Sevigny) Compagna. He graduated from St. Anthony High School in 1947, and was a longtime resident of Manchester and Portsmouth, NH, before moving to York ME.
Andy retired from M/Sargent in 1975 after 26 years of U.S. Navy and Air Force Services. He worked on the radio & radar controls at Pease Air National Guard Base in Portsmouth, NH.
At a young age, Andy favorite hobby was repairing picture tubes television. He was known as the “TV Repair Man”.
After retirement Andy loved being a part of all of the activities at York ME Senior Center, especially socializing with his friends. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Andy had a great zest for life, will be profoundly missed by his family, friends and anyone who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Andy was deeply devoted to his faith and love of the Lord our God. He was a very longtime parishioner of St. Christopher’s Church, York, ME. He will be remembered for his love of music, singing and playing at his church.
He was predeceased by his parents, two grandchildren, Sara and Aaron, four brothers Raymond Compagna, Robert Compagna, Raoul “Ralph” Compagna and Marcel Compagna; four sisters Estelle Tessier, Anita Staples, Aura Walsh, and Irene Egan.
Family members include his wife Norma Compagna of York, ME; his children and their spouses, Robert and Cathy Compagna of Greenland NH, Pauline and Robert Charest, Sr. of Carroll, NH, David and Kim Compagna of Lexington, SC, Arleen and Greg Peterson of Manchester, NH, James Compagna of New Durham, NH and Michele Theriault of Portsmouth, NH; ten grandchildren; Robert Jr., Steven, Heather, Kenneth, Keith, Thomas, Tatum, Sean, Amy, Adam; twenty-eight great-grandchildren; one sister Cecile Sullivan of Bedford, NH and many nephews and nieces.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Christopher’s Catholic Church, 4 Barrell Ln, York, ME 03909