We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Westcott-Madden Funeral Home
Andre Alston was gifted to the world on December 22, 1958, he was one of eight children. Andre resided in Oneonta, NY. He was married to Renee Speller-Alston for more than forty years. Andre Alston took his last breath on Monday March 28,2022, at his home surrounded by loved ones.
Andre is preceded in death by his parents, Billie and Willamae, brothers Stanley, Gregory, sister Michelle and daughter LaTanya Thomas. Andre attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses for his spiritual food.
The Speller-Alston family came to the Oneonta area in 1993, from South Valley, in the Roseboom area and prior to that Harlem, NY. Andre worked many years as a healthcare professional, which was a skill he passed on to his grandson D'Andre. D'Andre worked for his grandfather, as his personal care assistant to the very end of his days with the family. Andre also worked for ARC Otsego, the Otsego Manor, and Oneonta Job Corps Academy, in the capacity of Residential Advisor.
Survivors of this patriarch, friend and family-man, include his brothers Bernard, Micheal, Ronald and Winston followed by his children Andre, Shawn, Erika and Andrew; adding to the children Kirchelle and Monique who were raised by Renee and Andre at the death of their mother. Last, but certainly not least daughter of brother Micheal, Radiah.
The Speller-Alston family is very large-Andre is survived by his sister-in law, two brothers-in-law, cousin Jackie, along with a host of other cousins ,nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, eight grandchildren, along with too many friends and family to name here.
The Speller-Alston family loves and appreciates each and everyone of you(you know who you are)!
“There's no storm that Jah won't carry you through.
No bridge that Jah won't help you cross.
No battle that Jah won't help you win.
No heartache that Jah won't help you let go of.
He is SO much BIGGER than anything you will face today.
Leave everything in Jah's hand and embrace this day confidently
knowing that Jah will take care of you!”
Jah Be Praised in all Things........AMEN!