Thomas Andrew Brandi Polk City, Florida – Thomas Andrew Brandi, 53, of Polk City, Florida passed away Saturday January 12, 2019 at his home. Tom, Tommy, or Andy Pandy as he was known to all who knew and loved him was born December 7, 1965 in Newton, New Jersey. He married the love of his life and lifelong soulmate Karen Chris Rynkowski on July 14, 1988. Tom was a lover of life, his family, and his dogs. He was also a prankster who loved to joke and play, watch football, to fish, and play with his dogs as often as possible. At one time food fights were not uncommon. He was always there for his family and friends if needed and could be depended on to be the first to help when help was needed. Tom was preceded in death by his mother Patricia Lynn Ball; his grandparents, Elizabeth and James Ball; Lillian Brandi, and Joseph Brandi. He is survived by his loving wife Karen, her parents Eugene and Mary Rynkowski, his father Jay Brandi and his wife Mary Ellen Brandi. Norma (Aunt Nor) Barker and her husband Bill (Uncle Bill), who were beloved by Tom. His brothers and sisters, Butch McKinney and wife Jodie, Jennifer Dillman, Jeff Dillman and wife Teara, Matthew Dillman and wife Kellie, Mary Rose Ayres and husband Gabe, Mary Catherine Brandi, Anna Brandi, and Dominic Brandi. He is also survived by his brother in law, Gene Rynkowski and wife Tracy, his sister-in-law Sandra Rynkowski and her son Matthew Martinez; his aunt Marjorie (Aunt Mar). His surviving cousins include his Brother/Cousin Billy Barker and wife Mary, Bobby Barker and wife Tammy, and Beau Barker and wife Liz, Dawn Sebring and husband Bob. Tom is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A gathering of friends will be held on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. followed by service at 3:00 p.m. all at Oak Ridge Funeral Care, 1001 Grace Avenue, Haines City, Florida. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 1311 Robinson Dr, Haines City, Florida, on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Father Alfonso will officiate. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to lrrof.org/donate/make-a-donation/make-an-in-memory-donation/ To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Thomas Andrew Brandi please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Thomas Andrew Brandi December 7 1965 January 12 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Haines City, state: Florida