Andrew Philippou, 29, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 15, 2019. Andrew was born on February 26, 1990 in Summit, NJ to Harris and Helen (Kyritsis) Philippou. He was a graduate of Bridgewater Raritan High School and Bloomsburg University. Andrew was kind, loyal, genuine, and often referred to as “modelo papi” because of his resemblance to Drake. Andrew impacted the lives of all those around him and taught those closest to him how to be selfless. He was known for his infectious laugh, and compassionate spirit. Andrew was an avid music lover and collector of “street wear” sneakers, a love he shared with his godson Attis. He deeply believed that Wu-tang was the greatest rap group known to man, and his sister Christina agrees. Andrew lived in Huntington Beach, California and was engaged in restaurant management and catering, where he was lovingly dubbed as “Boss Man”. He was happiest when he was in New Jersey with his loving family and friends. Enjoying good food and teasing his mother along with his sister Christina. He always helped and cared for others, he left an impact on everyone’s lives with his selfless ways and amazing sense of humor.
Andrew was preceded in death by his loving father Harris. He is survived by his mother Helen, sister Christina, many aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents and many lifelong friends.
Family and friends are invited to Higgins and Bonner Funeral Home, 582 Springfield Ave., Westfield New Jersey for a celebration of his life Sunday 3-6 PM, and the funeral Monday at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox church 250 Gallows Hill Road Westfield NJ.
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