Andrew R. Robichaud

Hale, Michigan
April 13, 1954 - March 7, 2018


11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Monday, March 12, 2018 at the funeral home.

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home


2:00 PM, Monday, March 12, 2018

Obituary Notice

Andrew R. Robichaud, age 63, of Hale, MI, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at McLaren Bay Region Hospital in Bay City. He was born on April 13, 1954 in Trenton, MI to Maurice & Marie Anita (Godin) Robichaud. He was an Employee Support Service Program Representative and a UAW Representative where he worked for Ford Motor Company for over 32 years. He married Patricia Paul on October 22, 1980 in Toledo, OH. Andrew enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid outdoorsman. He also enjoyed kayaking, blueberry picking and hunting for mushrooms.He had a great love for his family as a husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

Andrew is survived by his wife, Patricia of Hale; children, Tim Letsinger of TN, Andrew (Crystal) Robichaud of Brownstown, MI, Jason Robichaud of Riverview, MI, Joseph (Kristina) Robichaud of Hale, MI, Charlton (Tonilyn) Robichaud of Hale, MI, Angelique (Larry) Johnson of Auburn, MI, Thomas Robichaud of Lincoln Park, MI; dear friends he thought of as children, Josh Watkins and Justin Short both of Hale, MI; grandchildren, Sebastian, Bella Marie, Adrionna, AvaGrace, Andrew, Abigayle, Andrew, Jaxson, Kloe and Owen; Siblings, Leonard (Elaine) Robichaud of GA, Paul (Christal) Robichaud of Hale, MI, Anthony (Jenny) Robichaud of Dearborn Heights, MI, Mary Chandler Godin of OR., Mark Robichaud of Lincoln Park, MI, Daniel (Edie) Robichaud of Lincoln Park, MI, John (Rhonda) Robichaud of Monroe, MI; sister-in-law, Cynthia Strong of Farmington Hills, MI; dear lifelong friends, Trell, Rago and Flip who he thought of as brothers; many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law Rex Strong.

Visitation will take place on Monday, March 12, 2018 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Buresh Funeral Home in Hale, A service will be held at the Funeral Home on March 12, 2018 at 2 pm with Fr. Lawrence Boks officiating. Memorials may be made to the family in lieu of flowers. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Memorials may be made to the family.


I will always miss him. I miss my dear grandpa more and more every day. It is devastating he left us so soon. He will forever remain in our hearts and in our minds. I am sure he watches over each one of us with a smile on his face. Rest in peace, grandpa.
— Bella Robichaud
So sorry for your loss. Prayers going out to your family
— Dan and Liz Willard and family
We lost a great man here. He was caring, loving, and most of all, the nicest person I’ve met. It was all my privilege to have met you. RIP Andrew
— Jon Rutkowski
6 years was not long enough to know such a special person you were. Thank you for everything you taught me and my children. You will forever be their Grandpa Drew and my Michigan Dad
— Kristina King
I am so sorry for your loss. He's already missed. I won't be able to be there but I will be wearing camo that day to honour Drew and you all too. Hugs and kisses.
— Mina Collins
Oh my Cuzzie will be missed by me and so many others....I love you....And may you rest in Peace...All my love to the Robichaud family, with my sincerest sympathies....Your cousin Delores and Bill
— Delores Koscielski
I am very sorry to hear about to passing of Andrew Robichaud, and send my condolences to the Robichaud family. I had the pleasure of spending time with Andrew, and the rest of his wonderful family a few times and I always enjoyed his company. He was a very fun and happy person; and I enjoyed listening to him talk! I am very glad I had the pleasure of meeting him, god bless you all.
— Robert Di Pietro
My heart goes out to the family. Long Lake will never be the same.
— Christopher Smith
Andrew was my protector growing up a high school in Ecorse. He will be missed. Condolences to the whole family
— Frank Maida
Prayers to the family. Sorry for late but just read of His passing. Really nice guy. Meet at the Credit Union in Hale God may comfort an give you strength
— Eileen Castonguay-Kindell

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