More detail on this person: Frank C. Andreus II, Col. USAF (Ret.), 69, of Fayetteville, PA passed
away May 19, 2013, after a courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma. He was a loving husband, father,
grandfather, and friend and an inspiration to others as he walked in faith on his journey. He was
born in Temple, Texas where his father was stationed in the Army. He grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and
attended Waynesburg College where he received a B.S. in Geology. He also received a M.S. in Public
Administration from Webster University. He joined the United States Air Forcein 1966, attended pilot
training, and during his 28 years of service he flew T-38's, KC-135's, HH43 helicopters and C-5's.
After his military service, he worked as a consultant designing large scale response readiness
exercises for the Department of Defense Joint Services and Department of Homeland Security. He loved
spending time with family at the mountain home in Addison, PA where his grandfather had lived. He
spent many happy years on the nearby Youghiogheny Lake boating, swimming, and fishing. He also
had a passion for golf and played as often as he could. He was also very involved in the churches in
the many communities where he lived. His family deeply appreciates the dedicated caregivers and
friends who have touched our lives during this journey. He is survived by his wife Cheryl whom he
married in 1968. Together they had the opportunity to see the world as he proudly served. He is also
survived by his son, Eric S. Andreus and wife Kelley of Fogelsville, PA; a daughter, Jennifer A.
Sampsell and husband Todd of Eureka, MO; and four grandchildren, Sydney and Grant Andreus and
Joshua and Jacob Sampsell. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at First United Methodist
Church in Chambersburg on Sunday May 26th at 2:00 pm with Pastor Dick Williams officiating.
Memorial Day weekend is an appropriate time to honor Frank's years of service to our country.
Friends will be received from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made
to First United Methodist Church, 225 South Second St., Chambersburg, PA 17201; or to the Multiple
Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) at www.themmrf.org In his honor, we also suggest people
donate blood and platelets to their local blood bank. Without the many people who donate each year
we could not have had the availability of the many transfusions that helped to extend his life.
Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg,
PA. Condolences and memories may be shared on his Book of Memories page at
Published in Public Opinion from May 20 to May 21, 2013
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