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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Andre' Karl Anton Gentile

1959 - 2021

Grand Rapids

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Andre’ Karl Anton Gentile, age 62 of Grand Rapids, Michigan, formerly of Canton, Ohio passed away on March 7, 2021. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 17, 1959. Andre’ was a graduate of McKinley High School class of 1977. He served in the US Navy stations in Subic Bay of the Philippines. Andre’ was an employee of Aultman Hospital in Food Service where he was awarded employee of the year in 2004. He took great pride in his position going above and beyond for every patient and their families. Andre’ had a great love for music and was a passionate guitar player. He enjoyed going to concerts of every genre with his family and friends.

Andre’ was preceded in death by his father, Anton Gentile and mother, Dorothy Colgan. He leaves to cherish his memory his significant other, Terry Beckner (her children, Joey and Abby) of Grand Rapids, Michigan; step-father Dave Colgan of Leeper, Pennsylvania; his brother, Brett (Stacy) Colgan; daughter, Danielle (Randy) Riordan of Massillon, Ohio; son, Anthony (Tonya) Gentile of Massillon, Ohio; grandchildren, Carter, Vann, Kendra, Natalia and Athena; his life-long friend and mentor, Tom Reese; and a host of extended family and dear friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Andre’s honor to the Children’s Diabetes Foundation, www.childrensdiabetesfoundation.org

Andre's family would like to extend sincere thanks to the staff at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital and Spectrum Health Hospice for their wonderful care.

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March 13, 2021 5:45 PM

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Dawn and Willow Gibson

March 11, 2021 7:53 PM

Dearest Brett and family, I'm so sorry for the loss of Andre.  I remember him from Ellis as such a humble and sweet guy.  Sending lots of love and prayers your way.  May he rest in peace...

Hannah Stewart and Marcus Morris

March 10, 2021 9:47 PM

Terri,
I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m sending all my thoughts and love to you and all of his loved ones. May healing hands rest upon you during this time.
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