Andrew A. Cederberg, 66, of Grafton

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Andrew A. CederbergGrafton – Andrew A. Cederberg, 66, died peacefully with his loving family at his side after a short illness Oct. 5, 2019.

Andy was born in York, Pa. He is the son of Arnold B. Cederberg and the late Joan (Shuman).

He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Katharine (Lowry) Cederberg; four wonderful children, Christine Muller and her husband Charles, Elisabeth Cederberg and her husband Merlin, Katharine Wesgan and her husband Andrew, and James Cederberg and his wife Emily; three beautiful grandchildren, Tyler Opoku, Rose and Josephine Wesgan, as well as two wonderful stepgrandchildren, Mary Anderson and Rhianna Hatchoua. He is also survived by his father, Arnold and his wife Virginia; eight brothers and sisters, James, John, Elizabeth, Arnold, Frances, Michael, Thomas and Catherine, as well as his loving aunt, Boad Tighe. He will be met in Heaven by these special people in his life: his mother, Joan, uncle James Tighe, aunt Sr. Annette, and granddaughter Kayla Opoku.

Andy was a physicist who worked many years with the defense industry and later within the IT field. He was on the Grafton School Committee for many years and continued serving his adopted hometown representing Grafton on the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) for the Tufts Biosafety Lab.

Andy was an active member of the Grafton Lions for many years. He put his lifelong passion for music to good use as a member the St. Mary’s Church Choir. His greatest loves were his family and serving others.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life Thursday, Oct. 10, from 4-7 p.m., at Roney Funeral Home, 152 Worcester St., North Grafton. A Catholic Mass will be held Friday, Oct. 11, at 11 a.m., at St. Mary’s Church, 17 Waterville St., North Grafton, with a burial to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Grafton Lions Charities, Inc., PO Box 111, Grafton MA 01519 or St. Mary’s Catholic Church – Choir, 17 Waterville St., North Grafton MA 01536.