Frank Mena Andazola, Jr.March 28, 1947 ~ July 1, 2017 (age 70)
Frank "Beaver" Andazola Jr of Morenci, Arizona, entered into eternal rest on July 1, 2017 in Tucson, Arizona. Frank was born in Morenci to Francisco Sr. and Juanita Andazola.
Frank grew up in Morenci and graduated from Morenci High in 1966, after graduation he attended Eastern Arizona College and graduated with a A.A. Soon after he was drafted in to the Army in 1967 and served until he was discharged in 1968.
He later married Viola Sam and together they had one son, Michael, and one daughter Judy Sam. They lived in Clifton, and for 15 years he worked as a Journey Lineman for Phelps Dodge and another 12 years for Greenlee County Sheriff’s Department. The Lord and love for his Catholic religion were his top priorities as well as the love for his family.
Beaver is survived by his wife Viola Andazola, his children Micheal (Paula) Andazola and Judy Sam, his mother, Juanita, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father Francisco Sr. as well as his grandparents.
A viewing will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 9 a.m. followed by the Rosary at 10 a.m. and Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Morenci. Interment will follow at the Sacred Heart Cemetery.