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Winnifred Andrews Obituary (2021) – Victoria, BC

ANDREWS, Winnifred Mary (Jarvis) It is with profound unhappiness that we announce the passing of Winnifred Mary (Jarvis) Andrews, 84, who left us peacefully on September 29, 2020 in Nanaimo, BC. “Winn” was a very long time Vancouverite and first technology Canadian born to British mother and father. She attended Sir Richard McBride Elementary and Vancouver Tech High faculties. During these years she loved choir, taking part in baseball, and making many friendships for which she is cherished and which lasted her total lifetime. Winn was an avid reader, a sports activities buff and an exquisite prepare dinner and baker, taking nice enjoyment of making ready conventional Sunday roast beef and yorkshire pudding dinners for household and mates. While elevating two daughters together with her first husband Mo, Winn loved a really full and energetic life which included household picnics, tenting journeys, crusing journeys, lavish vacation gatherings, and internet hosting dinner events in addition to card nights on weekends which lasted nicely into the wee hours. After shifting to Sidney in 1985, she began bike using and volunteering in her neighborhood the place she simply made new friendships. Her power and zest for all times was unmatched, as her excessive spirit usually made her the “lifetime of the celebration”, famous by her infectious laughter. Winn’s robust go well with was her pure capacity to take a look at the constructive facet of issues, for when life dealt her lemons she merely made lemonade. Winn was a devoted and devoted Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. She was completely suited to the function given her innate compassion, the eye she paid to different’s wants, and as one who at all times participated with curiosity in her kids and grandchildren’s lives. She cherished taking photos and recording particular occasions documenting these in over 75 albums and scrapbooks. As Winn constructed a brand new life for herself with Chuck, she gained two step-kids whom she developed shut relationships with. Winn and Chuck additionally shared a mutual love for tenting and the outside which included many memorable journeys with the grandchildren. Winn shall be significantly missed by everybody who knew her however she is going to reside on in our hearts eternally. She is predeceased by husbands Mo McLachlan (2008) and Chuck Andrews (2017) and is survived by her two daughters, Sherry Wright (Rick), Wendy McIlroy (Dave), step-son Larry Andrews, step-daughter Cheryl Martin (Chris), grandsons Lindsey Wright, Kyle Wright (Annaelle), Rylan McIlroy (Kaitlin), Tyson McIlroy, and granddaughter Shanleigh McIlroy. Also her nice-grandchildren, Madz and Cash McIlroy and Avielle and Maeve Wright. A personal outside service was held on September 25, 2021, when her ashes have been unfold alongside the Qualicum Beach seaside the place she cherished to take a seat and watch the sunsets.

Published by Victoria Times Colonist from Dec. 18 to Dec. 20, 2021.

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