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Andrew Michael Kollarik

January 11, 1951 ~ August 20, 2020 (age 69)

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Andrew Michael Kollarik, 69, of Havelock, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020, at the Crystal Coast Hospice House.

A memorial service for Andrew will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2020, at Munden Funeral Home in Havelock, officiated by Father Bill Upah. Interment will follow at Forest Oaks Memorial Gardens. Friends are welcome to attend the service. For those unable to attend, the family invites you to view the webcasting of the service through his obituary page on Munden Funeral Home’s website. In keeping with the CDC guidelines pertaining to the Coronavirus, those who are ill or at-risk (elderly, immune-compromised) are encouraged to stay home. Additionally, there will be a limit to the number of people in the building at one time, as well, those who attend will be asked to bring and wear a protective mask. Help us honor the family while practicing safe measures. Friends are also encouraged to leave words of comfort to the family through the website.

Andrew was born on January 11, 1951, in Weirton, West Virginia, to the late Julius and Margaret Kollarik. He honorably served in the United States Army for almost 20 years. If you knew Andrew, you knew of his love for trains and model railroads. He was an enthusiastic member of many train organizations, including the Eastern Cascades Model Railroad Club. Most importantly, Andrew will be remembered as a good husband and father that will missed.

He is survived by his loving wife, Marie Kollarik; daughter, Nissan Kollarik; son, Paul Blanchette and wife Debbie; sister, Susan Carey and husband Simon; 3 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Tina Marie Giezentanner.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to the Carteret Health Care Cancer Center at 3500 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Cremations, Havelock, NC.


To send flowers to Andrew's family, please visit our floral store.


Memorial Service
August 28, 2020

2:00 PM
Munden Funeral Home & Cremations
908 Lake Road
Havelock, NC 28532

Interment Following Funeral Service
August 28, 2020

Forest Oaks Memorial Gardens
908 Lake Rd.
Havelock, NC 28532


Cancer Center at Carteret Health Care
PO Box 1619, Morehead City NC 28557

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