Andy Maphies obit.jpg

Andrew “Andy” Maphies, 68, passed away in Montana City on October 30 following a short battle with cancer.

Andy was born October 23, 1952 in Helena to Charles and Margaret Maphies. He lived in the Helena/Clancy area all of his life. 

He worked in many local restaurants, including Yatsons, Papa Rays, Montana City Grill and Chubbys. He also had a lawn mowing service for several years. Through his occupations he met many people, many of whom became longtime friends. 

Andy was a very generous and caring person as well as a very loyal and dedicated employee. He was known for his Chinese food. He always brought his Chinese pork to family gatherings as well as many special occasions for others. He loved making other people happy. 

Andy was preceded in death by his parents and grandmother Maxine Hensley as well as two great nieces. He is survived by his daughters Andrea Maphies and Jody Sanchez-Hill and four Grandchildren; brothers Leo, Bob (Marilyn), and Joe (Margie); sisters Joann (Mace) Shouler, Deb (Dean) Whitbeck, Nina (Loren) Ellery, and Jennifer (Mike) Romine; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins. 

Services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Hospice of St. Peters, 2475 Broadway, Helena, MT 59601 or a memorial of your choice. 

Please visit www.SimpleCremationMT.com for a detailed obituary or to leave a condolence or share a memory of Andy.

Sign A Guestbook

Offer a personal message of sympathy...

By sharing a fond memory or writing a kind tribute, you will be providing a comforting keepsake to those in mourning. If you have an existing account with this site, you may log in with that below. Otherwise, you can create an account by clicking on the Log in button below, and then register to create your account.

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.