Obituary of Joyce Doreen Andrews
ANDREWS, JOYCE DOREEN (Coles) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Joyce on October 23, 2022 at the age of 86.
Loving wife for 64 years to the late Henry Andrews, and dearest mother of Rhonda (Joe) Rutkowski, Cindy (Horst) Friesen, Robert (Maura) Andrews, Darlene (Bill) Caughell. Also survived by her grandchildren, Beth, Greg, Rob (Catherine), Ashleigh (Darren), Joshua (Shelby), Caitlyn (Chadd), Amy (Andrew), Jacob (Hannah), Nathaniel and Christopher. As well as great grandchildren Rhyan, Evan, Rowan, Natalie, Bryson, Gavin and Spencer.
Joyce is predeceased by her parents Raymond and Ina Coles and brother Harold Coles and survived by her brothers Neil (Geri) Coles, Brian (Theresa) Coles, Warren (Joan) Coles and sisters in law Eleanor Coles and Mary (Art) Berg.
Joyce was born in Jordan, Ontario and spent her childhood in St. Catharines where she fell in love and married her neighbour Henry Andrews. After remaining in St. Catharines for a few years they eventually moved to Virgil, Ontario, where she along with Henry began and owned Andrews Trucking Ltd. Joyce had many happy years, raising her children, and spent many years with Henry travelling to their subsidiary trucking companies in Florida and Rhode Island.
Joyce spent her final years at Maple Park Nursing Home in Fort Erie.
Joyce adored all her grandchildren and was a huge fan of all their sports games. She had many friends and acquaintances. She will be missed by all.
Cremation has taken place.
Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Joyce are welcome to do so to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.
A Celebration of Life will be taking place on November 12, 2022 at 2:00 at the Fort Erie Legion.