Andrew J. ‘Andy’ Gonios, 72, Former Heavy Equipment Operator

Andrew J. “Andy” Gonios, 72, of Haverhill, died Saturday, March 10, at High Point Hospice House, Haverhill, after a long illness.

He was born in Haverhill on Aug. 12, 1945, the son of the late James A. and Esmene (Alexander) Gonios.

Educated in the Haverhill school system, Gonios graduated from the former Haverhill Trade School.

For several years he was employed as a Heavy Equipment Operator.

An avid outdoorsman, Gonios was a motorcycle enthusiast, avid hunter, sponsored snowmobile racer and enjoyed browsing antique shops.

His survivors include a son, Nicholas Gonios of Haverhill and numerous longtime friends.

His family will be receiving relatives and friends on Thursday, March 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Funeral services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.