A celebration in heaven was held on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, when Andrew Dale Marris’ long, hard fight with liver failure/cancer ended. Andrew was a beloved son, brother, fiancé and friend to many. He was hardworking, intelligent, courageous and strong! Andrew was an inspiration to all who knew him!
Andrew (31) was born on December 23, 1991, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN. He graduated from Carmel High School and received his Bachelor’s Degree from Arizona State University in 2018. Most recently, he worked as a Business Intelligence Developer for WalkerHughes Insurance in Indianapolis. Prior to that, he was an IT Project Manager for BlueGreen Vacations in Boca Raton FL. He was a dedicated employee and friend to his colleagues.
Andrew had a strong faith, a love for his country and was proud to be known as a ‘Riley Kid’. Andrew loved IndyCar racing and spending the month of May at the track. He had a passion for food; creating new recipes and sharing meals with others. He also enjoyed playing music, exploring history, and cycling. Most of all, Andrew loved spending time with his family, friends, and pets (Tux and Tasha).
Andrew leaves behind his parents, Derrick and Debbie (Gaertner) Marris, Brian (Kathryn) Marris (brother), Emily Marris (sister), and Ashley Youmell (fiancée). He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Dale and Beverly Marris, Victor and Helen Gaertner and Daniel Marris (brother).
A memorial service for Andrew will be held at 11am on November 6, 2023, at Nelson United Methodist Church (3333 US-20, Cazenovia, NY 13035) with interment to follow at Erieville Cemetery in Erieville, NY.
After the cemetery, the family would like to invite everyone to a celebration of life for Andrew at Heritage Hill (3149 Sweet Rd., Jamesville, NY 13078) from 1-5pm, to continue to share memories and celebrate Andrew's beautiful life.
Memorial contributions in Andrew’s name can be made to the Riley Children’s Foundation Donate to Riley Children's Foundation (rileykids.org) or Gleaner’s Food Bank of Indiana Donate to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana