Andy Edward Jaurigue, 50, passed away Friday, September 9, 2016, at his residence in Galveston, TX. He was born June 15, 1966, in Galveston, TX. Andy was a BOI (Born on the Island), attended public schools, and graduated from Ball High School in 1984. He was employed at UTMB for 22 years until his illness prevented him from working. Andy was the family jokester, befriending everyone he met. He was also a loyal Dallas Cowboys fan. Andy loved epicurean evenings with family and friends and was knowledgeable in world events, sports, movies, music, and celebrities. His passion was playing trivia and watching old sitcoms and the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday afternoons. This warm, compassionate man had a permanent smile, a wonderful sense of humor, and gave the best hugs. Andy was of the Catholic faith.
Andy was preceded in death by his father, E.B. Jaurigue, Sr.; sister, Angela Jean Acosta; brothers, Albert Ray Acosta and Tony Anthony Acosta; and grandparents, Lucille and Manuel Sustayta.
Left to cherish his memories are his loving mother, Sara Jaurigue and Johnny Rios of Galveston, TX; aunt, Dolores Ochoa of Webster, TX; lifetime soulmate of 20 years, Diane Ordonez and sons, Larry, Tino, and Ramon, of Galveston, TX; brothers, Alex Jaurigue of La Marque, TX, E.B. Jaurigue, Jr., of Galveston, TX, and Richard Yee, of San Antonio, TX; sisters, Alice Rodriguez of Galveston, TX, Arlene Acosta of Santa Fe, TX, and Beatrice Salazar and husband, Joey, of League City, TX; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of relatives and friends.
Andy’s family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Wednesday, September 14, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A rosary will begin at 6:30 pm.
Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Thursday, September 15, at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Alex Jaurigue, E.B. Jaurigue, Jr., Joey Salazar, Steve Gutierrez, Joseph Gutierrez, Lee Gutierrez, Ramon Ordonez, and Joe Tamayo.
The family of Andy Jaurigue gratefully acknowledges and deeply appreciates the many expressions of sympathy during this time of our bereavement.