Andrew J. Vanish 1945-2014

BOARDMAN – Andrew J. “Unk” Vanish, 68, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Valley Care Northside Medical Center, following a brief battle with cancer.

Andrew was born April 23, 1945, in Kennedy, Ala., the son of Andrew J. and Mary McAdams Vanish.

Mr. Vanish worked at Republic Steel for 32 years, where he retired from the seamless pipe mill.

Survivors include two sisters, Mary Williams of Golden, Colo. and Janet Hanson Stewart of Poland; his nephews he helped raise, Mark Hanson of Groton, Conn., and Scott Hanson of Poland.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where 11 a.m. funeral services will take place.

Private interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Boardman.