Andrew Theodore Hatzaetos, 86 years, of Bryan, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in his residence surrounded by his family. Andrew was born August 31, 1928 in Alexandria, Egypt, the son of the late Theodore George and Andrea (Christophdes) Hatzaetos. He was a 1946 graduate of the British School of Alexandria. Andrew was a Warrant Officer of the British Military Intelligence Corps from 1946 until his discharge in 1952, serving in Egypt, Palestine and Greece as well as England. He married Mary Teresa McCullagh on November 9, 1957 in London, England. Andrew was fluent in eight languages, working for the ARO Corporation from 1959 until 1983 as Managing Director of Europe and the Middle and Far East. In 1983, he transferred to Bryan and worked for ARO as International and Latin American Managing Director until his retirement in 1996. He then worked as a consultant for Ingersoll Rand. Andrew proudly became a Citizen of the United States in 1984. He is a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Toledo. He attended Wesley United Methodist Church in Bryan. He was also a Fellow of London Institute of Directors, a Life Member of the Intelligence Corps Comrades Association, the Bryan Rotary Club where he was a Paul Harris Fellow, Pan American Clipper Club and the American Airlines Million Mile Club.
Surviving is his wife, Mary Teresa Hatzaetos of Bryan; two daughters, Edwina Amanda Jane Phillips of Bryan and Marie Louise Siobhan Tempel of Bryan; five grandchildren, Bronwen and Liam Phillips, Victoria, Alexander and Mackenzie Tempel; two great grandchildren, Jordan and Caroline; one sister, Georgie Hatzaetos of London, England, and numerous nephews and nieces in England, Ireland and Greece. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Anne Brown and Helen Lainton.
Funeral services for Andrew T. Hatzaetos will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 13, 2015 in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 206 North Lynn Street, Bryan with Father Larry Legakis of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, officiating. Interment will follow in Fountain Grove Cemetery, Bryan. There will be no visitation.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 704 North Superior Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604.