Andrew E. “Andy” Hynes, 41, of Millbury, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.
He leaves his adoring parents, Carl D. Hynes and his wife Lisa of West Barnstable, and Susan K. (Kuskoski) Johnson and her husband Robert of Millbury, as well as his son Connor C. Hynes, who is being lovingly raised by his sister and best friend, Lilli H. Rodriguez and her husband Luis of Millbury. He also leaves his step-siblings, Robert, Eric, and Amy Johnson and his sister’s step-children, whom he cherished, Gianna, Sheyenne, and Amari Rodriguez; his Uncle Dave Perreault, Cousin Joe Perreault, Cousin Nick Casavant, Aunt Linda Smith; along with many friends and acquaintances.
Born in Southbridge, Andy was raised in Holland, MA. He completed most of his High School education at Tantasqua Regional HS. He attended and graduated from Leominster High School for his senior year in 1997. He was an outstanding cross country and track athlete, specializing in the high jump. Andy also attended UMASS Lowell, and studied Environmental Engineering.
He loved fishing, as much and as often as possible, and was a great fisherman. Andy loved watching and rooting for the Patriots and Red Sox, loved nature, animals, and his cat, Albertanameow, and, above all, loved his family the most.
Flowers are welcomed for the forthcoming services, and memorial donations in Andy’s name can be made to Second Chance Animal Shelter, 111 Young Road, P.O. Box 136, East Brookfield, MA 01515 (www.secondchanceanimals.org/donate/).
Services are being planned and will be published in the very near future. The Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home is honored to be assisting with arrangements.