Andrew Alan. “Andy” “27” Hontert, 58, of Wadsworth passed away Saturday March 20, 2021 with his loved ones by his side. He was born November 9, 1962 in Wadsworth to Richard and the late Nora Belle (nee Weltzien) Hontert.
Andy was a 1981 graduate of Wadsworth High School. He was a 40 year member of the Wadsworth Fire Department where he headed up the Vehicle Maintenance Department. He was all about working on fire trucks.
Andy was a Past-President and officer of the Medina County Firefighters Association, a member of the Ohio Firefighters Association and a founding member of the OAEVT (OhioAssociation of Emergency Vehicle Technicians).
When not working on fire trucks, he was enjoying guitars and assisting bands with their sound systems.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Nora Belle Hontert. Andy is survived by his father, Richard “Dick” (Mary) Hontert; brother, Paul Hontert; sister, Jenny (Glen) Ryan; his extended family and fellow firefighters.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Andy’s special care givers, Regina and Joe Kantorik and his brothers and sisters in fire service.
Friends will be received 2-4 & 6-8 PM, Friday, March 26, 2021 at The Chapel, 1391 State Rd., Wadsworth, Ohio where funeral services will be conducted 1PM Saturday, March 27 with Pastor Adam Marquette officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wadsworth Firefighters Association, 153 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth, OH 44281.
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