Joseph “Chonito” A. Andrade, 24, of Fremont, OH died unexpectedly on Thursday, April 23, 2015 as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He was born on September 25, 1990 in Houston, TX, the son of Pedro Andrade, Sr. and Michelle (Fisher) Starr. He was a 2008 graduate of Fremont Ross High School. Joe received an Associate Degree in Automotive Technology from Baron Technical College in Connecticut, and an Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering from I.T.T. He was currently working toward a Bachelor Degree at Terra State Community College.
Joe was currently working at Dana Corporation as a Senior Engineering Tech since 2011. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and was a Volunteer at the Liberty Center in Fremont. He enjoyed playing soccer, family cook-outs and shooting his gun. Joe loved playing with his nieces and nephews who called him Uncle Jo-Jo.
Joe is survived by his fiancé, Zefernia Anguiano, Fremont, OH; father, Pedro Andrade, Sr., Tyler, TX; mother, Michelle Starr, Lock Port, IL; grandmother, Beverly Dowling of Florida; siblings, Peter, James and Krystal Andrade, Naman Orosco, Jesse, Danny, Pedro, Jr., Angel and Israel Andrade; nieces and nephews, Julius, Nohlan, Jaxon, Alyssa, Reyna, Salma, Isaack, Patrico, Frank and Aliyana Andrade; father and mother-in-law, Modesto and Carmen Anguiano, Sr., Fremont, OH; brothers-in law, Joaquin, Modesto, Jr., and Edgar Anguiano and the Anguiano nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Carmen and Ascencion Andrade and Charles Fisher.
Visitation: Monday from 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm with a Vigil at 7:30 pm at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH.
Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 10:30 a.m., at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 709 Croghan St, Fremont, with Fr. Michael Zacharias officiating.
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery
Memorials: The Liberty Center