W5DEM - February 17, 2010

Andrew M. Hassell
Dallas, TX
Life Member # 16050

W5DEM - Andrew M. Hassell Hassell, Andrew Morrison Col. U.S. Army Reserves, (Retired) Born October 29, 1923 in Marugame, Japan, where his mother and father were Presbyterian Missionaries. Died February 17, 2010 in Aspen, Colorado, while on vacation.

A graduate of North Carolina State University and Fordham Law School, Mr. Hassell practiced Patent Law with Texas Instruments for many years and then in private practice.

Mr. Hassell was an accomplished musician on both the piano and the bagpipes and entertained his friends on many occasions.

He was a long-time member of Preston Hollow Presbyterian church, the Dallas Ski Club, Dallas 200, Who's Who International, Riverside Dance Club, and the Delaware Hunting Club.

He is survived by his former wife, Mary Johns Hassell, his daughter, Elizabeth Graham Hassell Griffith, his daughter, Jane Mathis Hassell Wishon, three grandchildren, Christine Jane Wishon, Steven Donald Wishon, and Michael John Wishon, his sisters, Lucy Davis and her husband, Dr. John Davis, of Hickory, North Carolina, and Hibernia Cuthbert of Petersburg, Virginia.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 5, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, corner of Walnut Hill Lane and Preston Road, Dallas, Texas.