December 19, 1946 ~ December 14, 2012

Andy Achilles, age 65, lost his battle to brain cancer in Vancouver, WA on Dec. 14, 2012. He was born on Dec. 19, 1946 in New York City, NY to Christopher and Cynthia Achilles. Andy attended St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox School and graduated from Long Island High in 1964, later moving to Anchorage, AK.
Andy served in the Air Force from 1966-1971.
He loved planning vacations, camping, and coaching softball.
Andy is survived by his sister, Despina Achilles; children, Chris Achilles, Stacy Destito, A.J. Achilles, Maegen Zitt; and grandchildren, Nicholas, Alex, Kai, Jacob and Ayla.
A memorial service will be held on Jan. 25, 2013, 2:30 p.m. at Willamette National Cemetery, 11800 SE Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, OR 97086.
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Published in The Columbian on Jan. 22, 2013