The Springfield Daily Republican: Monday, May 15, 1916(Springfield, MA)
Death of Andrew Drea
Andrew Drea, 75, for 43 years a resident of Dalton, died Saturday in a Springfield hospital after an operation. Mr. Drea was a native of Ireland and came to America when 19 years of age. For 40 years he was employed in the Z. and W. M. Crane Bay State Mill and for nine years was with the Kittredge plant in Hinsdale. The survivors are four children, Michael J. Drea, Richard Drea, Miss Elizabeth Drea of Dalton and Miss Mary Drea of Springfield; a brother, William Drea, of Atlantic; a brother Edward, and a sister in Ireland. The funeral will be held to-morrow morning at 9.30 o'clock at St. Agnes church. The burial will be in St. Joseph's cemetery in Pittsfield.
(According to marriage documents, Andrew's parents were Matthew Drea and Autie? Forrestall)