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Andrew Vernon Pastirchak

June 11, 1945 ~ August 02, 2021

Andrew Vernon Pastirchak, 76, of Vero Beach, passed to Life Eternal with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 2, 2021. He was born June 11, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Andrew and Joyce Stecker Pastirchak. He was a resident of Vero Beach for over 12 years coming from N. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Indian Mills, New Jersey. Vernon received his Bachelors Degree from Pennsylvania State University and his MBA from Monmouth University. He worked as a Purchasing Manager prior to his retirement. He had a lifelong love of golf and he also enjoyed boating. Vernon attended Calvary Chapel in Vero Beach and was a member of the Fort Pierce Yacht Club.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Carol Esterly Pastirchak of Vero Beach; daughters, Kimberly (John) Koch of Punta Gorda, Florida and Holly (Jim) Benedict of Davidson, North Carolina; sister, Sandra Deon of Yardley, Pennsylvania; and three grandchildren, Brandon Koch, Nikki Koch and Sarah Benedict.

In lieu of flowers, please contribute to The ALS Association, or VNA and Hospice Foundation,

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at Calvary Chapel, Vero Beach.


Kevin & Ruthie McDonald

August 5, 2021, 4:59 am

It was an honor and blessing to get to know Vernon and see both Vernon and Carol’s faith give them the strength to carry thru this difficult chapter. They both were an encouragement as they remained faithful in spirit.

Charles R. Wooten

August 5, 2021, 5:24 pm

He will be greatly missed by all that knew him. We had so much fun together when you lived in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Remembering our days at Fat Harold’s. We know he suffered so much with this ugly disease and he handled it with so much courage. May God bless him, Carol and the family. Sincerely, Rudy and Anita Wooten

Joe & Bevelon Theriault

August 6, 2021, 5:59 pm

We remember Vernon fondly when we were in the same Sunday School class at King’s Baptist. He was always so cheerful and friendly.
We are very sorry for your loss and are thankful for the assurance that God treasures the death of His people, for in their passing He welcomes them home.

Barbara Reynolds

August 7, 2021, 2:57 pm

Vernon was an easy going great person. He was loved by everyone who knew him. He will be sadly missed. We will always remember & cherish our friendship and the good times that we had in Myrtle Beach, SC. May he rest in peace.
Walt & Barb

Steve & Tina Ord

August 8, 2021, 4:29 pm

Our life was made richer the day we met Vernon and Carol. Though we only knew Vernon for a short time he brought joy to us both.
Carol and Family our sincere condolences.

Gary lindenmuth

August 9, 2021, 7:57 pm

My memories of Vern go back to high school and those crazy summers during our college years. He was a good friend and a genuinely upbeat guy. So sorry to hear of his passing.

Donna Barfield

August 13, 2021, 1:31 am

My condolences over Vernon’s passing. I would have loved to known him in his healthier state! I hope God provides you with his good graces of comfort. I would like to stop by in the future. Jan will let me know when you are up to it. Him and Stephen and others are celebrating I’m sure…Donna Barfield

John W Lewis Class of 63

September 6, 2021, 1:49 am

Vernon was a great friend at Delhaas HS.He was our football quarterback and was outstanding. At our 2013 class reunion at Langhorne Country Club, Vernon approached me at the very end-

I will never forget what he said to me. ” I love you John “.

Bob Farinella

September 19, 2021, 11:46 pm

Condolences to Vern’s family and friends. Knew Vern Jr thru Senior Highschool. We played on the football team and Vern was a true team player and good quarterback. He was always in a good mood and was quick to praise. On a recent phone call he thanked me for being on the team and helping him run good plays and protecting him from incoming opponents. Vern will be well remembered. RIP old friend.
Bob and Karin Farinella

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