William "Bill" McAndrews

June 29, 1969October 17, 2018
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William H. McAndrews passed away October 17, 2018 aged 49 years after a valiant battle with cancer.

He is pre deceased by his mother Jacqueline McAndrews and survived by father Joseph (Elaine) McAndrews. He is also survived by beloved wife, Melissa McAndrews (nee Dewispelare), children: Joseph Dewispelare, James Nuzzi IV, John McAndrews and granddaughter Jade Dewispelare. Bill is also survived by siblings: Kathleen (Joseph) Barton, Joseph (Tina) McAndrews, Dorothy (Angelo) DeCaro, Justina (Greg) Filinuk and Jason (Jill) McAndrews, several nieces and nephews and best friend Erik (Lynda) Toner, father in law, Richard (Marlene) Dewispelare and sister in law Melinda (Michael) Stander.

Bill will be most remembered as an adoring and loving husband, a caring and thoughtful father and an inspiring baseball coach & mentor in Collingswood Little League for 15 years. Bill was a wonderful role model for Collingswood youth. Bill was very family oriented and maintained strong familial bonds and friendships throughout his life. Bill was a true Philly sports fan and enjoyed watching games and supporting his teams. He will be dearly missed by everyone whose lives he impacted and those who loved him.

Family and friends are invited to the Viewing Friday October 26, 2018 at BLAKE-DOYLE Funeral Home, 226 W Collings Ave, Collingswood NJ from 5:30-7:30PM. Interment shall follow Saturday October 27, 2018, 10:30AM, in Harleigh Cemetery, Camden. In lieu of flowers, contributions towards Bill’s son’s college fund be made to Melissa MCAndrews’ name mailed to BLAKE-DOYLE Funeral Home. Attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite Collingswood or Philly sports team t-shirt to the Viewing. Please leave your remembrances of Bill at


  • Jacqueline McAndrews, Mother
  • Joseph McAndrews, Father
  • Elaine McAndrews, Step Mother
  • Melissa McAndrews, Wife
  • Joseph Dewispelare, Son
  • James Nuzzi IV, Son
  • John McAndrews, Son
  • Jade Dewispelare, Granddaughter
  • Kathleen Barton, Sister
  • Joseph Barton, Brother-in-law
  • Joseph McAndrews, Brother
  • Tina McAndrews, Sister-in-law
  • Dorothy DeCaro, Sister
  • Angelo DeCaro, Brother-in-law
  • Justina Filinuk, Sister
  • Greg Filinuk, Brother-in-law
  • Jason McAndrews, Brother
  • Jill McAndrews, Sister-in-law
  • Erik (Linda) Toner, Best Friend
  • Richard Dewispelare, Father-in-law
  • Marlene Dewispelare, Mother-in-law
  • Melinda Stander, Sister-in-law
  • Michael Stander, Brother-in-law
  • Bill also leaves behind several beloved nieces and nephews.


  • Viewing Friday, October 26, 2018
  • Burial Saturday, October 27, 2018

William "Bill" McAndrews

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Donna Clark

October 27, 2018

It was great to see a loving couple like Missy and Bill share themselves with Baseball. Great memories and inspiration to enjoy our life with people and simple wholesome activities we love. Those memories will stay in my mind forever. Much love to you Missy , and your family especially sweet Johnny.

Micki Margot

October 26, 2018

Your quiet strength and kindness will always be remembered. You were a great role model for the boys and it was an honor to know you.

Michael Margot

October 26, 2018

Class Act!
Bill was one of the friendliest guys I ever met. Huge heart, never had anything negative to say. Always found the good in life. Life's roadblocks never deterred Bill. Dedicated Husband ,Father and Coach. Bill will never leave us, those who knew him will always think of him. Especially on those frigid winter mornings, when we pass someone bike riding.

Mark Burns

October 26, 2018

Bill was an awesome man very kind and very friendly would help someone out at the drop of a dime you will be dearly missed Bill

Victor Vasques

October 25, 2018

" Hey coach,
Thanks for everything.
Playing for your team helped me fall in love with baseball and get to where I've gotten.
I'll never forget that.
Thank you"
--On behalf of Victor Vasquez

Steve Eife

October 24, 2018

Coach Bill.....thank you for your 15 years of volunteer service to the youth of Collingswood Little League. You very were often the first to arrive at the complex in order to line the base pathes and last to leave after raking out the infield. When coaching, you maintained a positive attitude and always had a smile on your face. You will be missed by many but never forgotten. Our condolences to Missy and to all of Bill’s family.

Collingswood Little League

Cindy Diaz

October 23, 2018

Bill was a great guy, coach , friend to many! He will be missed!! Thinking of all of you! We are here if you need anything! Love the Diaz family


Joseph. Billy, Dottie McAndrews
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