Douglas William Andre
Douglas William Andre
  • January 12, 1944 - November 26, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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Douglas William Andre, 73, of Raleigh NC passed away on November 26, 2017 after a 13 1/2 year battle with Alzheimer's. Douglas was born January 12, 1944 in New Bedford, MA to the late Manuel R. Andre and Yvette F. (Payette) Andre.

He leaves behind his wife Carole (Keighley) Andre to whom he had been married to for 49 years, daughter Martha Andre and her children Michael and Lola Ortiz, son William Andre and his wife Alexa, and several cousins.

Douglas was a 1961 graduate of New Bedford High School and attended Boston University and Northeastern University. He had a 23 year career with Junior Achievement in New Bedford, MA, Hartford CT Regional Office, Richmond, VA and Raleigh, NC. Douglas was an avid Bruins, Celtics, Patriots and Red Sox fan and loved music and the beach. He was a Rotarian and a Bon Air Rotary trip to Guyana in the early 90's made a lasting impression on him.

The funeral will be held on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 1:00 PM at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 5801 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, NC. Inurnment will immediately follow in the Columbarium on the church property.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607-6372 or Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, 1001 Blair Drive, Suite 120, Raleigh, NC 27603-2030.