WESTFORD - Andrew Joel Palmer, age 28, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 9, 2017 at his home in Westford.Born on April 21, 1989, he was the beloved son of Joel P. Palmer of Westford and Priscilla R. (Bell) Schultz of Groton. Andrew grew up in Westford and Groton,attended local schools andgraduated from Nashoba Valley Technical High School, class of 2008 where he studied plumbing.A.J.was employed as a summer custodian at the Nabnasset School for five years and had been working in the industrial custodial services for the past few years. Andrew enjoyed fishing, bottle collecting and loved being with his father who was his best friend.Besides his parents, he's survived by his step-mother, Anne Babineau and his step-father, Peter Schultz; his sister, Rebecca Palmer of Medford; also many aunts, uncles, cousins including a dear aunt, Aprile Palmer of Groton and many dear friends including Paul D'Agostino of Groton and Bill Lees of Florida.ARRANGEMENTS - Family and friendsmay gather to honor and remember Andrew at the J. A. HEALY SONS FUNERAL HOME 57 N. Main St., WESTFORD,onTuesday, Oct. 17from3 to 6pm. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital atwww.stjude.orgTo share your thoughts and memories of Andrew, please click the sign guestbook link.