Eric Michael D’Andrea, of Virginia Beach, passed away suddenly on November 2, 2015 at the age of 18 years. He was born on July 23, 1997 in Havelock, North Carolina to Christopher and Eileen (formerly Domonkos) D’Andrea. Eric was a proud graduate of the Class of 2015 of Princess Anne High School earning his International Baccalaureate Diploma. In high school he was a cadet in the Navy JROTC program and a member of the rowing team. Boy Scouts of America was also an integral part of his life. He attained the rank of Eagle Scout with four Silver Palms and served various times on staff for National Youth Leadership Training. He was a member of Troop and Crew 490 of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, and a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow Blue Heron Lodge.
Left to cherish his memory are his parents; brother Dylan; and grandparents Bernarda Fonseca and Carol and Louis D’Andrea. Further survived by other family and friends.
Visitation for Eric will be held on Friday, November 6, 2015 at Altmeyer Funeral Home-Southside Chapel (5792 Greenwich Rd. Virginia Beach, VA) from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Memorial Service to be conducted on Saturday, November 7 at the funeral home at 4:00 PM. Online condolences may be offered at www.altmeyerfh.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations appreciated to support the establishment of the Eric D’Andrea Scouting Memorial Fund to support and encourage young people to pursue leadership development at the unit, council, area, section, region, and/or national levels of Boy Scouts of America programs. The use of the funds is not limited to any particular course or program with the Boy Scouts of America.
Donations can be made by following one of the below procedures:
1) Mail checks payable to: Eric D’Andrea Scouting Memorial Fund:
Navy Federal Credit Union
PO Box 3000
c/o Eric D’Andrea Scouting Memorial Fund
Merrifield, VA 23119-3000
2) Transfer directly to the NFCU account (Access Number: 9243650)
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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