Richard N. Andrea, 78, formerly of Trumbull

Richard N. Andrea, 78, of Tom’s River, N.J., formerly of Ansonia and Trumbull, professional duckpin bowler, worked as the mechanic and manager of the Barnum Recreation Bowling Alley in Stratford for 50 years, husband of Helen Adela Brechlin Andrea, died March 2.

Born in Bridgeport on Dec. 13, 1937, son of the late Thomas John Sr. and Maria Antoinette (Perillie) Andrea.

Also survived by stepsons, Thomas Andrea and his wife, Fran, Richard Andrea and Benedetto Andrea Jr., two sisters, Rita Godfrey and Rose Twigg, six grandchildren, and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Also predeceased by a stepson, Anthony Andrea, two brothers, Benedetto Andrea Sr. and Thomas J. Andrea Jr. and three sisters, Mary Cavalieri, Catherine Twigg and Dolores Costanza. Services: Monday, March 7, 11 a.m., Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull. Burial will follow in Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport. Visiting hours: Sunday, 1-5.

Memorial contributions: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Development Office Manager, 633 Third Ave., New York, NY 10017 or Grace Bible Church, 269 Coram Ave., Shelton, CT  06484.