Andrew Fairlie, Jr.

Obituary of Andrew M. Fairlie, Jr.

Fairlie, Andrew M. Jr., age 91, entered into eternal rest on April 23, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1928. Drew earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and his PhD in Statistics from Case Western Reserve University. He worked for B.F. Goodrich Chemical Company for over 40 years and retired to St. Petersburg, FL in 1995. In addition to Drew's scientific career, he played bassoon in community orchestras until he was 89 years old, enjoyed traveling the world with his wife, Mary Ann, loved exploring National Parks,  and spending time with friends, family, and his Church. He is survived by his loving wife of over 66 years, Mary Ann; his 8 children: Kathy, Tom, John, Laurie, Betsy, Peg, Patty, Rob, and their spouses; 20 grandchildren; and his sister, Lucia. A Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 4-6pm at Anderson-McQueen, 2201 Dr. MLK Street N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704. A Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 10am at Holy Family Catholic Church, 200 78th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33702, with interment to follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Clearwater.