Andrew M. Cervini

March 6, 1919May 17, 2013

Andrew M. Cervini, 94, passed away peacefully on May 17, 2013 while under hospice care in his home in Toms River, New Jersey. Andrew treasured his family and is survived by his wife of 71 years, Mary Elizabeth Bachmann Cervini, 92, their children, Patricia Vivian (Ginger Rebstock), Michael Cervini (Susan Brown Cervini), and Elizabeth Manvell (Arthur Elfenbein), grandchildren Elizabeth Vivian, Benjamin Manvell, Matthew Vivian, Justin Cervini, Jessica Manvell, and Scott Cervini and two great granddaughters, Molly Vivian Ford and Marian Rose Davis. Andrew, one of five children, is survived by his brother Paul Cervini.

Andrew grew up in Harlem NYC and married Mary in 1942. He served with the US Navy during WWII and Mary joined him on the West Coast until his discharge. They returned to NYC and in 1955 moved their family from the Bronx to Freeport, Long Island. For over forty years Andrew worked as a lathe operator for various manufacturers in the area. In 1984 they retired to Toms River to be near family. Andrew loved history and was an avid reader and story teller right up to his passing. He was drawn to the ocean and, while able, enjoyed walking the Seaside Heights boardwalk.

In consideration of his love of the Jersey Shore and the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy, memorial contributions may be made to the Seaside Heights Robin Hood Relief Fund. Andrew was interred at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, in Arneytown, NJ under the direction of Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home in Toms River.


  • Private Services were held at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Andrew M. Cervini

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June 13, 2013

Uncle was the man to me,,always a happy go lucky guy kept you smiling and learning too,,,was so many years ago when I was just a boy at his and aunt Mary s for a bbq on long island with the whole family there Uncle John Uncle Henny Uncle Freddy Aunt Alice and more fun time BUT it was Uncle Andy s house that day in the 70"s that I was introduced to the NFL football games his house did that to me and Iam very happy bout that,,,,I always loved his time we spent together when we could,,many conversations,,,,he told me how to vote being I was in a union job now back in 1980,and he was a dancing machine at my wedding as my new wife got to meet the one and only uncle Andy as he gave her a wedding dance,,,so many beautiful memories to take with you in life,,,my Uncle andy was the man and will always be remembered by me,,,

Alice Wagner

June 3, 2013

Wow, where do I begin. What a blessing to have known and shared my whole life with Uncle Andy. We've had so many conversations over the years. Words of wisdom, his story telling of his youth and life experiences, too. Who can forget his laugh and great moves on the dance floor. Oh yes, dancing at parties, weddings, family events. Always talk so kindly about Mom & Dad and the great Bachmann kids. A lovely man, my uncle, my dear uncle Andy. May he rest in peace.

Cay Powell

May 31, 2013

Sorry to hear my dear cousin has passed. I talked to mary when he came out of the hospital and was home with hospice. I have not heard from any family until I got this e-mail. Thank you Liz for letting me know. He has gone to a better place.
Love to all of you

Paul Blum

May 29, 2013

Uncle Andy championed the corporal works of mercy. St Peter will have a gold medal for him at the pearly gates. Uncle Andy may tell him to give it to someone else. A real hero!

paul blum

May 29, 2013

Uncle Andy championed the corporal works of mercy. St Peter has a gold medal for him at the pearly gates. Uncle Andy may tell him to give it to someone else! A real hero.

Jessica Manvell

May 28, 2013

Grandpa was an avid reader and storyteller with a zest for life and family gatherings. He will be greatly missed.

Bill Hennekens

May 28, 2013

I always loved Uncle Andy! He was a straight shooter.