SOUTH DEERFIELD -- Andrew Fred Rohrs, age 71, died at home on
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 of natural causes.
Born October 3, 1942 in Providence, Rhode Island to Henry J and Marjorie Rohrs of Sunderland
and South Deerfield, Massachusetts.
He attended Elon College in North
Carolina where he met his wife of 43 years, then
Linda Gertcher. They were married on
July 23, 1966. The two lived in Newport News, Va., before
settling in South Deerfield where Andy had
spent most of his childhood. Andy worked
as a Physics teacher, spending more than 30 years teaching at Frontier Regional
School. His happiest moments were spent with his
family, including his wife, children and grandchildren, or in the classroom
teaching his students.
Among the activities he enjoyed, Andy was a lover of antique cars,
enjoyed camping with his family, spending time with friends, and was a proud
member of the Rotary Club for many years.
He leaves his daughters and sons-in law, Marcia and Charlie Turner of Amherst and Susannah and Craig Robinson of North
Andover; five grandchildren: Charlie, Mitchell, Caitlin, Camden and Cooper; his brother and sister-in-law, David and
Sharon Rohrs; and nephews Christopher
and Jonathan. He was preceded in death
by his wife Linda Gertcher Rohrs.
At Andy’s request there will be no formal calling hours or funeral
services. In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made in his name to Frontier
113 North Main Street, South
Deerfield, MA 01373. Andy was loved by many and will always be
Arrangements were under the direction of The Wrisley Funeral Home,
South Deerfield, Mass.
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