Andrew (age 39) passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at his home in Gates, with his family by his side. He was born in Rochester, NY. Survived by his cherished parents; Kathi and Clyde Buchanan, his beloved daughters; Melodie Lynn Wehner, Maria Cruz-Dillio, Bryanna Smith-Dillio, his partner in life; Anastasia Dillo, his siblings; Brian (Amber) Wehner, Ashley (Lonnell) Cummings, Jacob Buchanan, Jeffrey Buchanan, Ethan Buchanan, Mariah Buchanan, his niece; Savannah, his nephews; Little B, Michael, Mike and his longtime friends Beth Harvey and Edward Coakley, along with several aunts, uncles and cousins. Andrew was predeceased by his grandparents; Richard and Janet Vangeyten, Hazel Dalton, Grandma Doris Jeager, his uncle; Jim VanGeyten and his chipmunk; Alyssa.
Andrew was a proud father to his snuggle bug; Melodie, his mouthy one; Bryanna and his pain in the butt; Maria, who he loved each in his own special way. All children who knew Andrew, loved him. Each having their own special connection with him. On Sundays you could find him home in his Buffalo Bills Jersey cheering on his team with his dogs Lexi and Capone. He had a passion for drawing and tattooing. Andrew loved his family and will be greatly missed.
A graveside service will take place at Grove Place Cemetery on Chili Avenue in Rochester and will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to: American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org. To share a memory or a condolence; please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com