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Andre Francis Courville

Andre Francis Courville
  • November 15, 1943 - June 22, 2017
  • East Hartford, Connecticut

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“Dear Barbara and Family, we found out from Marielle that Andy has passed. We're so sorry for your loss! He certainly was "one of the good guys!" We...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss. Andy will be greatly missed. Remember the good times we had at all the parties. Sorry I couldn't make it, but my thoughts are...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Cecile Vinci - Portland, CT

“Barbara & family,Very sorry to hear about Andy. He will be greatly missed. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Remembering all the good...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara & Rick DeVost (Vinci) - VT

“Barbara and Family, Please accept our sincere condolences on Andy's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Ruth and Bernie Sheridan ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Bernie and Ruth Sheridan

“Sorry to here the bad news. You have my prayer for him. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Andre Renaud

“My heart, thoughts and prayers go out to Andy and his family. I am also a welder. Andy gave me my first welding job when I was fresh out of welding...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Don Hutchings - Chaplin, CT

“My thoughts, prayers and sympathy go out to the Courville family....Lorette, Linda, Monique and then to your families. I still think of Sonny as a...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Patricia Gallant - Fairfax, VT

“We are so sorry for your loss of such a wonderful man, husband and father. Please know that our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you, Barbara,...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Gail & Don Sikorski

“Barbara, Kelly, Brian and to your entire family, very sorry for your loss. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Rick & Bernadette Prescott

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Andy was always a friendly face and such a pleasure to work with.RIP my friend ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Ron Grover - Willington, CT

“TO THE FAMILY;Sorry for your loss,may the promise atJOHN 6:40 give you comfort and hope in thedays to come.C.J.~Illinois ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Barb and Family, what a perfect picture of him. When I think of Andy I always see that smile. I will miss seeing him here at work, it was always a...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Maureen Fitzgerald - Manchester, CT

“Our sincere sympathies for your loss. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home - CT

“My deepest sympathy ..I have many fond memories of Andy "Perk" during my 4 years at Hardwick Academy ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Doris Bellavance Dufresne - VT


Andre "Andy" Francis Courville, 73, of Ellington and formerly of East Hartford, a loving husband and father passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Andy was born to the late Claire (Fournier) and Andre L. Courville on Nov 15, 1943 in Hartford, CT. He attended Hardwick Academy in Hardwick, VT after which he served honorably from Nov 1961 to Nov 1964 in the US Navy. He worked for over 50 years as an aerospace welder (at companies such as Pratt & Whitney and was currently working at Paradigm Precision). He was active in the J.C.s, Elks, KofC & East Hartford Little League. Although his passion was his family, Andy enjoyed golf with his friends Ted and Tom and his son Brian, travel and racketball with his best friend Eddie. He was an avid Red Sox and UCONN basketball fan. Besides his wife Barbara, he leaves his daughter Kelly Courville Phenix of Bristol, CT; son Brian and daughter in law Amber Courville of Clarksburg, MD; his three sisters Lorette (husband Dennis) Williams of Milton, VT, Linda (husband Michael) Guymon of Danville, IL, and Monique (husband Brian) Johnson of Wilmington, VT; along with several nieces and nephews and many friends. Thank you to Dr Hong and his staff at the Helen and Harry Grey Cancer Center, Vitas Healthcare and St Mary's Hospital for their excellent care of Andy. . Relatives and friends may call at Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home on Buckland St, S. Windsor, CT on Wednesday, June 28th from 4-7 pm. Services will be held at the Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home on Thursday, June 29th at 10 am. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, 17 Wickham St. Glastonbury, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Helen and Harry Grey Cancer Center Fund. For condolences please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com.