Obituary for Virginia O. Andrews
Virginia O. Andrews (nee Ott) of Springville, passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital at the age of 81.
She was born May 19, 1936 in Lackawanna, NY- a daughter to the late Joseph and Marion (nee Schmitz) Ott.
Virginia owned and worked as a beautician at Ginny's Beauty Shop in Springville. She was a member of St. Aloysius Church in Springville as well as a member of the Fireman's Auxiliary, the church's Martha Committee, and Altar Society. She was a founding member of the North Star Volunteer Fire Dept. in North Pole, Alaska. She loved her family, faith, cooking, knitting, and playing euchre.
She is survived by her husband: John R. Andrews of Springville, whom she married August 21, 1954; her children: Cheryl (Gary) Readio of Cumberland Center, ME; Gerald A. (Kathlynn) Andrews of Anchorage, AK; Douglas J. (Mary Beth) Andrews of Springville; Scott J. (Diane) Andrews of Watertown; Jay R. Andrews of Springville; Joel (Wendy) Andrews of Varysburg; her siblings: Anne (Stanley) Mrugala of Springville; Wayne (Geraldine) Ott of Springville; also survived by 16 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, a brother: David J. Ott, and a sister-in-law: Phyllis Ott.
Friends may call Sunday, August 27, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and Monday, August 28, 2017 from 6-8pm at the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home- 271 E. Main St., Springville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 11 am at St. Aloysius Church, Springville. Burial in St. Aloysius Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Aloysius Regional School- 186 Franklin St., Springville, NY 14141.