Gouverneur - Andrew Kevin Cowles, 34, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 21, 2013 while vacationing in New Port Richey, Florida.
There are no calling hours or funeral services currently planned at this time.
Andrew was born December 15, 1978 in Gouverneur, the son of Richard and Georgiana Riker Cowles.
Andrew, a lifelong resident of Gouverneur, graduated from Gouverneur High School as a member of the Class of 1998 and worked several jobs in the Gouverneur area.
Andrew enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends. His true passion was being an active and dedicated volunteer firefighter with the Gouverneur Volunteer Fire Department. Joining the department on March 6, 2000, he was a member of Hose Company #1, spending countless hours at the scenes and station, and he was especially proud of serving as a trainer/mentor for the department's explorer program.
Andrew is survived by his mother Georgiana, a brother Christopher, and a sister Karen, all of Gouverneur, his grandmothers Sophie Cowles of New Port Richey, FL, Alois Riker of Elmira Heights, NY, several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He is predeceased by his father, Richard Cowles.
Memorial donations may be made in Andrew's memory to the Gouverneur Volunteer Fire Department, 33 Clinton Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642.
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