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Andrea R. Scanu

July 23, 1974 ~ November 25, 2021 (age 47)


West Sand Lake - Andrea R. Scanu, 47, of Old Best Road died Thursday, November 25, 2021, surrounded by her family at her residence after a long illness.

Born in Charleston, SC, she was the daughter of Anthony P. Scanu and Judith G. Margosian Scanu. She had resided most of her life in the West Sand Lake area and was a graduate of Averill Park High School and Hudson Valley Community College.

Andrea was a network technician for the Averill Park Central School District for 15 years.  

She loved gardening, had a fondness for children and children's crafts, enjoyed HGTV, Pinterest, home projects and everything Disney.  She enjoyed making memories with her children and was very involved in all of their activities.    

Survivors in addition to her parents include her son, Owen Jonathan Scanu, Ft. Drum; her daughter,  Emily Simpson, West Sand Lake; her sister, Christina (David) VanDerwerker, Ballston Lake; her brother, Steven A. (Jenna) Scanu, Florida; niece, Rachel Yox, Massachusetts; and nephew, Tyler Yox, Ballston Lake.

Relatives and friends may call at the DeGraaf-Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.  4392 Route 150 West Sand Lake on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 4-7 PM.  Face covering and social distancing are required if not vaccinated.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 11:00 AM at St. Henry's Church 39 Old Route 66 Averill Park.

Special thanks to Dr Maria Theodoulo and her nurse Colleen Murphy at NYOH, Dr Jacqueline Bromberg at Sloan Kettering Breast Center and all of her friends and colleagues that supported her throughout her illness. 

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Andrea R. Scanu to The Community Hospice (Gift Processing Center) 310 S. Manning Blvd. Albany, NY 12208 or Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center https://www.giving.mskcc.org/ or The Emily Simpson Fund c/o CapCom 4 Winners Circle Albany, NY 12205.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Andrea R. Scanu, please visit our floral store.


November 30, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
DeGraaf-Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.
4392 Route 150
West Sand Lake, NY 12196

Mass of Christian Burial
December 1, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Henry s Church (Averill Park NY)


The Emily Simpson Fund c/o CapCom
4 Winners Circle, Albany NY 12205

The Community Hospice (Gift Processing Center)
310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany NY 12208

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