Andrew
Andrew (Andy) J. Marzich July 3, 1935-May 18, 2010 Andy was born on July 3, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio, and moved to Southern California at an early age. He attended Leuzinger High School in Lawndale. He worked for Northrop Corporation in his early adult life where he met his wife of 47 years, Lori, who passed away on December 15, 2003. Growing up in and around bowling alleys as a teenager, he went on to pursue his ambition to become a Professional Bowler. He was considered a winner at all levels, capturing six Professional Bowlers Association titles, three American Bowling Congress Tournament eagles, and the National Team Match Game Championship. Because of his tournament triumphs and his consistent cashing record on the tour, Andy was elected to the Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Fame in 1990. Two years later, the American Bowling Congress Hall of Fame welcomed him. After his professional bowling and touring days were over, Andy became the proprietor of Andy Marzich's Pro Bowl in San Pedro. He had a fondness for the ocean and enjoyed taking friends to Catalina on his boat. Although he resided and enjoyed living in Torrance through most of his life, he also considered San Pedro his home and considered the people there some of the nicest in the world. To quote a recent bowling writer's obituary, "Star bowler . . . proprietor . . . instructor. Andy Marzich did it all, and will go down in bowling history as one of the West Coast's biggest stars." At his request, no services are planned.

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  1. Many good memories come to mind. Andy was my mentor. Whatever personal success I had in bowling, it was enhanced by watching and learning from Andy’s mental approach to the game. Andy was a friend. He helped and counciled me willingly on many subjects as I was growing up. May he rest in peace.

  2. During the 70’s I was employed by Andy Marzich at the Pro Bowl. As a boss he was extremely fair minded and always made the effort to see that his employees were well taken care of. I will always remember Andy with deep fondness and appreciation. May God Bless You Andy Marzich

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