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50 Years

CARING • HELPFUL • TRUSTED

Johanna Andrews

Death Notice

ANDREWS, Johanna - Peacefully at Mapleview Terrace, London on Saturday, May 27, 2017, Johanna Catherine Andrews (Kersten) of London in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late George William Andrews (1977). Loving mother of Wendy Andrews Elliott and her husband Jeffrey of London and Robert George Andrews and his wife Svetlana Aseeva of Amherstburg. Loving Grandma to Heather Elizabeth Gardiner (Brian) and Kimberly Catherine Elliott, and great-grandmother of Brayden and Hadley. Grandmother of Christopher Keegan Andrews. Also remembered by Alex Mironov.

During WWII, Johanna was a resistance fighter in the Dutch Underground. In 1946, she came to Canada to marry George. They lived in London, Montreal, and Toronto. She was a Madam Commissioner in the Girl Guides. Following George’s death, Johanna and her daughter Wendy owned and operated Merry Rags in Grand Bend for 30 years. Special thanks to Karen, Gail, Elaine, and Tracy of Mapleview Terrace for the care shown to Johanna over the past six years.

Private family service at Harris Funeral Home. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.