Andrew Jerome Zoldos, age 96 of Malvern, Pa., passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Andrew -or Jerry as he was often known -was born in Footedale, Pennsylvania on March 21, 1923. He was the son of the late Andrew and Mary Zoldos. A loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and former pharmaceutical executive, Andrew retired from Wyeth Laboratories (now Pfizer) after 38 years of dedicated service. One of his professional achievements was co-authoring a book named Basic Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology while working at Wyeth. Andrew served his country with honor during World War II as an operating room technician for the U.S. Army aboard two hospital ships in the Pacific Theatre: the USAHS Acadia and the USAHS Thistle . Andrew graduated from the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. He furthered his education at The University of Pennsylvania where he also served as an Instructor. In addition to his family, Andrew loved gardening, reading, playing and watching golf, writing haiku poetry, doing crossword puzzles, listening to music, and watching his beloved Phillies and Eagles teams. Andrew was preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty, who passed in 2005, and his first-born son, Robin, who passed on July 25, 2019. Andrew is survived by a son and two daughters: Jerry and his wife Lin of Dallastown; Marilee Roney and her husband Dave of Ligonier, Wendy Vagnoni and her fiance, Ed Diffin of King of Prussia; and his daughter-in-law, Joyce, of Cresson. Andrew found great joy in his six grandchildren: Jason and Jared Zoldos; Jocelyn and Ally Zoldos; Lauren and Lisa Vagnoni, and in his great grandson Andrew E. Zoldos. Andrew was also preceded in death by his brother, John, and his sister, Irene Pepperess. Family and friends may pay respects on Tuesday evening, September 17th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Mauger-Givnish Funeral Home, 24 Monument Avenue, Malvern. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Andrew’s memory may be made to The Malvern Public Library where he found peace and comfort following the passing of his wife.

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