WESTPORT, Conn. – Westport resident Andrew "Drew" Norman Friedman, Jr. died Saturday, Feb. 27. He was 86.
He was born April 9, 1929, in Mount Vernon, New York. He grew up working at his father's summer camps, Robin Hood and Hiawatha, in New Hampshire. He attended both Westminster Preparatory School and Cornell University. He was well known in downtown Westport. He was also a restaurateur who owned Onion Alley on Main Street and more recently he renovated and re-opened Weston's Cobb's Mill Inn and acquired the Stonehenge Inn in Ridgefield.
He is survived by his wife, Laura Papallo Friedman; his son, Andrew "Trey" Norman Friedman III and his wife, Lorna Owen, of Sharon.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Barbara "Bobbie" Klein Friedman, in 2011.
The family held a burial service Tuesday at Beth Israel Cemetery in Norwalk. A memorial mass, open to the public, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 35 Norfield Road, Weston. Flowers are welcome.
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