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Official Obituary of: Andrew T. “Higgy” Higginbotham 11/25/2020

Andrew T. “Higgy” Higginbotham 11/25/2020

NORTH ATTLEBORO- Andrew Taylor Higginbotham “Higgi” 29 of Lindsey Street, passed away on Wednesday November 25, 2020 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro.  He was the fiancée of Christina “Chris” Marie Casinelli.

Born in Norwood on March 13, 1991, he was the son of Gerald “Gerry” Higginbotham of Florida and Paula (Rossier) McSweeney of Maine.

Andy grew up in North Attleboro and was a 2009 graduate of Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School where he studied Auto Collision Repair.

He worked, since high school, at Chaz Auto Body in Attleboro as an auto body mechanic. He took a lot of pride in his auto body work.

Andy loved water sports, anything with a motor and spending time with family and friends. He always lit up a room wherever he went.  He wasn’t afraid to be loud and animated if it made you smile.  He was a big kid at heart.  Andy loved taking trips with family and friends, regularly going to Maine and Florida.

In addition to his fiancée Chris and his parents Gerry and Paula he is survived by Paula’s husband Sigmund Dziundz, his sister Lynne Choate, her husband Jesse and their son, his nephew, Garrett of Maine, his brother Patrick J. McSweeney Jr. and his sons’ Dalton and Austin, his step-brothers Mike and Tommy Betts and several aunts and uncles.

With strict adherence to Covid-19 precautions including face masks and social distancing relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation for Andy on Thursday, December 3, 2020 in the Sperry McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

A private funeral service will be held on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Andy’s memory may be made to Friends Helping Friends, P.O. Box 42, North Attleboro, MA 02761.

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  • We’re heartbroken. Love and prayers to Andy, his family and friends. Andy will forever be in our hearts. 

  • We are so sorry to hear of Andy’s passing, he was such a gentile spirit. 
    The Holbert’s  
    Lindsay street 

  • Chris and family – Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this incredibly difficult time. Chris, may all the wonderful memories you have keep his light shining in your heart, always.

  • I was saddened to hear of Andrew’s untimely passing.  I remember him as a child playing and having fun in the neighborhood.  He was very special and will remain in our hearts.  

  • Andy I can’t believe god needed you this soon! He saw the work you completed here on earth and I believe he needed you more than all of your family and friends! You were the best kid growing up and yes- your brother gave you a run for your money but brother you always put him in his “ place” kimmie potatoes will love you forever ! Watch over your dear mom and dad and brother and those adorable nephews! Godspeed Andrew ! Love you forever and rest ever so easy Kimmie potatoes 

  • We loved him like he was our son. Great person with a huge Heart ! He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Our prayers and thoughts go out to his family. Until we meet again, Love Tom & Linda

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  1. We loved him like he was our son. Great person with a huge Heart ! He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Our prayers and thoughts go out to his family. Until we meet again, Love Tom & Linda

  2. Andy I can’t believe god needed you this soon! He saw the work you completed here on earth and I believe he needed you more than all of your family and friends! You were the best kid growing up and yes- your brother gave you a run for your money but brother you always put him in his “ place” kimmie potatoes will love you forever ! Watch over your dear mom and dad and brother and those adorable nephews! Godspeed Andrew ! Love you forever and rest ever so easy Kimmie potatoes 

  3. I was saddened to hear of Andrew’s untimely passing.  I remember him as a child playing and having fun in the neighborhood.  He was very special and will remain in our hearts.  

  4. Chris and family – Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this incredibly difficult time. Chris, may all the wonderful memories you have keep his light shining in your heart, always.

  5. We are so sorry to hear of Andy’s passing, he was such a gentile spirit. 
    The Holbert’s  
    Lindsay street 

  6. We’re heartbroken. Love and prayers to Andy, his family and friends. Andy will forever be in our hearts. 

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