Andrew “Andy” Blazic Jr, 83, of Vanderbilt, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at his home.
Andy was born on August 26, 1935, in Detroit, Michigan to Andrew and Helen (Rembokowski) Blazic. He was a 1953 graduate of McKenzie High School. Andy later graduated with a degree in criminal justice from Madonna College. He married Lorraine Rybicki on June 2, 1956.
Andy was a Wayne County Deputy Sheriff providing over 30 years of service to the community. While retired he enjoyed teaching criminal justice to new students at the academy. Eventually Andy and Lorraine moved up north where he enjoyed spending his spare time in the outdoors.
Andy was preceded in death by his mother and father.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lorraine; his two daughters Andrea (Greg) Blazic and Kim (Rick) LaFrance; 4 grandchildren Preston, Olivia, Andrew, and Alec.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Redeemer Church in Vanderbilt on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM.
Visitation will be held at Nelson Funeral Home on Sunday, October 14, from 2:00 PM– 8:00 PM. Visitation will continue Monday, October 15, 2018 at Holy Redeemer Church from 10:00 AM until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The NRA Foundation, 11250 Waples Mill Rd Fairfax, VA 22030 or through their website at https://www.nrafoundation.org/donate/
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.