OBITUARY

Andrew William Buonanni

September 18, 1986July 19, 2014

Andrew William Buonanni, 27, passed away suddenly on July 19, 2014. He is son of Nancy and Bill Buonanni, and brother to Kate and Marc Buonanni. Survived by his Grandparents Henry and Frances Buonanni of Merrimack, NH, Jady Gauvin of Wells, ME, numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. The late Robert Gauvin, Marie Gauvin, and Janice and Gregg Harden preceded him. Andrew lived in Orlando and worked for Lockheed Martin as a Systems Integration Analyst. He was born on September 18th, 1986 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He spent most of his school years in Pennsylvania, moving to Merritt Island High School his junior year, class of 2005. Always a stud baseball player, he was a varsity scholarship athlete at Florida Institute of Technology, where he was a powerful left-handed pitcher. Andrew played in multiple scout teams (Brevard Stars, Central Florida Renegades) and collegiate summer wooden bat leagues (Shenandoah Valley League, Florida Collegiate Summer League) where he was an all-star and ranked as the number three prospect in the state of Florida. Andrew graduated from FIT in 2010 with a BS in Aviation Management. He loved surfing, traveling, meeting new people, was free-spirited and not afraid to put himself in a new environment and make the best of it. Andrew was greatly loved, and will be missed more than words can say. Service will be held Thursday, July 24, 4pm, at Divine Mercy Catholic Church on Merritt Island with a life celebration immediately following. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Andrew’s memory to be made to FIT baseball team, Attn: Coach Berkemeier, 150 W. University Blvd. Melbourne, FL 32901. Condolences may be shared at www.wyliebaxleymerrittisland.com Arrangements under the direction of Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home, Merritt Island, FL.

Services

  • Memorial Service Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Denise Acerra

August 4, 2014

I will always remember Drew, with his beautiful smile, his gentle nature, and for the kindness and twinkle in his eyes. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Susan Moore

July 31, 2014

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July 31, 2014

Susan Moore

July 31, 2014

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July 31, 2014

Bob and Cheryl Jacobs and Family

July 28, 2014

Bill and Nancy,

Words cannot express the sadness we feel in hearing of Andrew's passing. May God bless you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

July 28, 2014

Bill, Nancy and family,
Our hearts were saddened to hear of the loss of Andrew. We have always enjoyed seeing your family at the Meschino family gatherings and wanted to express our sincerest sympathies for your loss. We will continue to keep you all in our prayers - Love, Bob & Barb Owens

Marion Mooney

July 27, 2014

Dear Nancy, Bill, Katie, and Marc,
I was so saddened to hear of Andrew's passing.
As he returns home to The Lord he leaves a legacy of such wonderful memories in the hearts of the many he touched in his short life.
Love, prayers, peace and comfort be with you.

Karen and Joe deSimone

July 27, 2014

Nancy and Bill:
We are so sad to hear of Andrews passing- a fine young man. We will keep Andrew, and your family in our prayers.

stephen rooks

July 26, 2014

Bill and Nancy,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through this most difficult loss. May your faith be strong and provide you comfort as you grieve. Peace and love.
Jodie and Steve