Dr. John Andresen, beliked Aquebogue veterinarian who cared for animals on Prolonged Island for Greater than 55 yrs, died Saturday at age 80 after a six-month battle with esophageal most cancers.
He was cofobeneath, with Dr. Chuck Timpone, of Mattituck-Laurel Veterinary Hospital in 1994.
Andresen specialised in treating huge animals, go toing farms throughout the area to Look after his sufferers. He was Definitely one of many few huge-animal veterinarians Inside The world.
He was passionate in his love for animals of All varieties, A worth instilled in him by his mcompletely different.
“Dr. John embodied Definitely one of the Greater of us, he was the epitome of what a veterinarian, a colleague, a good friend Ought to be. He was acknowledged not Solely for his in depth veterinary expertise however for his compassion, typeness and work ethic,” Mattituck-Laurel Veterinary Hospital said in A press launch posted to its Fb Website.
People whose animals have been Andressen’s sufferers remembered his compassionate and caring remedy In further than 100 feedagain on the animal hospital’s announcement on Fb.
Andresen was “the embodiment of Saint Francis. A type and compassionate soul to all creatures, each the 4 legged And A pair of legged type, Dr. Andresen cared for every with the dedication and expertise Current In just Definitely one of the Greater of veterinarians,” wrote Jeanne Schnell.
“There’s not a completely different like him,” wrote Cathey Ferrell.
“He was A exact hero, however You can by no means inform him that. He would simply shrug it off as what was regular. So humble, and so beneficiant,” wrote Jennifer Stolz.