- October 21, 1959 - September 28, 2011
- Jamesburg, New Jersey
of Andrew's Passing
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“I've recently moved to Florida, But, my fondest memories of Andy are many.. from the day I met him he was always happy and light hearted, he always...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Karleen Keiser'Segledi - FL
“I'm extremely saddened to just hear of my friends passing. We lost touch over the years but thought of him often. I remember all the good times we...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Lou Bruno - Green Brook, NJ
“Luanne and I just learned of Andy's passing. We are deeply saddened and our thoughts go out to his family and especially to Matt and Jay. Andy gave...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Bill Harth - westfield, NJ
“I just wanted to say that I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Andy. I remember going to hear him play his guitar with his brother Matt at Sam's Bar ...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara (Gregus) Fasanella - NJ
“Aunt Rene,Uncle Jake and family
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Love Scott,Tanya,Samantha,Kaitlyn and...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Scott Ivanitski - forked river, NJ
“So sorry for your loss.
6 of 19 | Posted by: Laura Turk Essex - California, MD
“Aunt Rene, Uncle Jake and all other family,
it is so hard for me to express in words my feelings about the loss of Andrew. I just want you all to...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Diana Lages Ivanitski - NJ
“We are deeply saddened to hear about your loss. Our heartfelt sympathy and prayers go out to the Sonatore family.
8 of 19 | Posted by: William and JoAnn Castro - Parlin, NJ
“To the Sonatore Family.. I am very sorry for your loss. If there is anything I can do please let me know. Love, Tracy Bannister
9 of 19 | Posted by: Tracy Bannister - East Brunswick, NJ
“Dear Irene,Jake and Family,I'm truely sorry for our loss of Andy.All i can say is our prayers are with you and the family.Always in our hearts. Love...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Linda and Doug Hamadyk - NJ
“My sincerest sympathy of your loss. I"ve known Andy since grammer school, he'll be sadly missed.
11 of 19 | Posted by: John Kempton - Toms River, NJ
“Uncle Jake and Aunt Rene. . .I was so sorry to hear of the loss of Andrew. My deepest sympathies to all of you.
12 of 19 | Posted by: Joanne (Pede) Peck - Middletown, NJ
“Aunt Rene And Uncle Jake and kids,
so sorry for your loss. I was very sadden to hear.
13 of 19 | Posted by: Maureen Antoniello - NJ
“i sorry for our lost to our large wonderful family, Andrew will be a great lost to us and the world, rest in peace nephew.
14 of 19 | Posted by: George D. Higgins - Piscataway, NJ
“Rest In Peace Andrew.My Prayers go out to Andy's wonderful family,God with you all.Andy always lit up the room with his smile and inspired many with...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: David Powell - Key Largo, FL
“I am sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you all. R.I.P Andy, it was a pleasure being on the same stage as you. You will be...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Rhea and Bill Coral - PA
“Rest in Peace Andrew.
17 of 19 | Posted by: Tina Sonatore-Sinker - Columbia, SC
“Aunt Irene, Uncle Jake and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of Andrew's passing! He will be so greatly missed by all! Hoping that you can find some...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Alexis Billings - South Amboy, NJ
“Dear Aunt Irene, Uncle Jake and Family, We were so very sorry to hear of your loss. We only hope that Andy's memory and music gives you some...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Ron, Patti, Amanda and Matt Doby - NJ
Andrew Sonatore, age 51, died Wednesday, September 28th at his home in Jamesburg. Born in New Brunswick, Andrew grew up in Fords and most recently resided in Jackson and South Brunswick. Mr. Sonatore's career was within the logistics and shipping industry. This included many years of service at Baccarat in Edison and most recently with AirGroup Express in Allentown. A talented musician, Andrew was a professional sound engineer and music producer at IGM studios in North Brunswick. Andrew's major interest was rock music and he was a guitarist in several local bands over the years including 20 years with The Swoop and more recently with Stronger Than Dirt. In addition to his love for music, he was a huge NY Giants fan but will mostly be remembered for his very quick wit and his devotion to his 4 sons. He was predeceased by his nephew Todd Sonatore. Surviving are his parents, Jacob and Irene (Higgins) Sonatore of Piscataway, four sons, Jacob of Jamesburg and Justin, Jeremy and Tyler, all of South Brunswick and his wife Karen (Segledi) Sonatore, also of South Brunswick. Also surviving are 3 brothers, Matthew Sonatore and wife Lisa of East Brunswick, Paul Sonatore and wife Rita of Piscataway, Jason Sonatore and wife Carol of Robbinsville and 4 sisters, Donna Marie Hawver of Sarasota Florida, Ann Christian of Colonia, Nina Sonatore of Beachwood and Jennifer Hansen and husband Roy of Piscataway as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A funeral service will be 11:30am Tuesday October 4, 2011 at the M. David DeMarco Funeral Home 205 Rhode Hall Rd. Monroe Twp., NJ 08831, 732-521-0555. Interment will follow in Fernwood Cemetery, Jamesburg. The family will receive relatives and friends from 2-4pm and 7-9pm on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, an account for his children has been set up. Donations may be sent to The Sonatore College Fund, c/o Matthew Sonatore, 3 Henrietta Street, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.