SHEKETOFF, Andrew Roy Sheketoff, of Farmington Ave.,West Hartford, beloved son of Lewis and Sylvia Sheketoff, formerly of West Hartford, died Monday, August 9, 2010 at age 56. Andrew lived in West Hartford all of his life and spent the last six weeks in Hartford Hospital and the last two weeks in the ICU unit. Besides his parents he leaves his brother, Alan Charles ‘Chuck’ Sheketoff and his wife Naseem and their 10 year old son Elija all of Silverton, OR. He also leaves three aunts, Gerry C. Cohen, Zelda Gersten and Gilda Brock all of West Hartford; as well as many cousins, devoted friends and health care aides. He was a member of Congregation Tephereth Israel of New Britain, whose former Rabbi, Henry Okolica often prayed with Andy over the telephone when Andy could not leave his home.
Funeral services will be held TODAY, Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave., Hartford with interment in Beth Israel Cemetery, Avon. Shiva will be observed after the funeral at the home of his aunt Gerry Cohen, 101 Foxcroft Rd., West Hartford for one time only immediately following the funeral. For further information, directions, or to sign the guestbook for Andrew, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com.