Andrew Ira Jablonsky

Andrew Ira Jablonsky

May 19, 1952 ~ January 29, 2021

Andrew “Andy” Jablonsky, 68, of St. Petersburg, passed away peacefully Friday, January 29 2021.  Andy was born in New York City (and preceded in death by) Marvin and Atarah (Wishengrad) Jablonsky.

He grew up in Cincinnati, OH and attended Walnut Hills High School and the University of Cincinnati.

Andy moved to Florida in 1985 (because he was NEVER a fan of the cold weather) and settled in St. Petersburg.

Andy’s craftsmanship skills of remodeling homes was not only his profession but also his passion.

Andy always enjoyed cooking, wine making, singing karaoke, friends and family.  Andy had 1 gear in life and that was always forward.

Andy is survived by his wife Ruth of 15 years, siblings Karen, Eugene, Elliot, and Ben. Children Mari, Aaron, and Sean and several nieces, nephews and grandchildren that he adored.

Condolence

Sherye Riggleman - Step-daughter

January 31, 2021, 8:17 pm

Andy, you left us way too soon and you will be greatly missed. I never got to say goodbye, but we will always keep your memory alive with us. The girls will know who their Pops was and how much you adored them. Jon and I will miss all your stories and your delicious cooking and company. You will forever be in our hearts.

  • Relationship: Step-daughter

Gilda Duarte - Friend

February 1, 2021, 8:57 am

You will be missed Andy!! But you are forever in our hearts!

  • Relationship: Friend

Karen jablonsky Dinur - Sister

February 2, 2021, 11:20 am

Dear Andy, We have walked side by side for the 68 years of your life. We have shared countless experiences, heart to heart talks and just knowing we were always there for each other. You are always in my heart. I am saddened beyond description. Karen

  • Relationship: Sister

Brian Moore - Friend

February 3, 2021, 1:17 am

Knew you well and admired you in our youth. I regret that we lost contact for so long. It is clear that you gave and got a lot of love all along the way.

  • Relationship: Friend

Mary Anne Cook - Sister-in-law

February 3, 2021, 1:42 pm

Dear Andy, I used to see you a few times a year and enjoyed our lively conversations on all kinds of subjects. You always did the cooking and I really admired your skill, feasts from nothing sometimes! We enjoyed each other’s odd gifts from time to time, and you were always ready with a helping hand, both in labor and skill. You were well-read, knowledgeable about lots of things, up for a good debate. A man of many talents. You are missed.

  • Relationship: Sister-in-law

Mike Hatmaker - Friend

February 4, 2021, 1:34 pm

I’ll miss you my friend!! Never saw Andy without a smile and never failed to put one on my face. Andy had a beautiful soul and with never be forgotten.

  • Relationship: Friend

Mark Klitsch

February 10, 2021, 1:49 pm

Andy was a good friend for many years. He was always quick to laugh and a great story teller. He will be missed.

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