Andrzej “Andy” Baldyga, 49, of New Britain, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. Born and raised in New Britain, he was the son of Halina (Wyrzykowska) and the late Wladyslaw Baldyga. He was employed as an experienced roofer for many years. Andy loved football and sports and never wanted to miss an important game. He had a sense of humor that would always make people smile and he was always willing to help anyone in need. He will be dearly missed. In addition to his mom, Halina, Andy is survived by his sister, Teresa Perna and husband Joe; his adored nephews Ben and Matthew and several aunts, uncles and cousins both in the U.S. and Poland. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, New Britain. Face coverings are required. Social distancing and capacity limitations will be strictly observed. He will be laid to rest privately in Sacred Heart Cemetery. There are no public calling hours. The Duksa Family Funeral Homes at Burritt Hill, 332 Burritt St., New Britain, are in care of arrangements. To share a message of sympathy with Andy’s family, visit www.duksa.net .