Winnifred Andrade (nee Speare)

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Winnifred passed away on Friday, June 18th 2010 in Delta, British Columbia.
The funeral will be held on Wednesday, June 23rd at 11:00am at Garden Hill Funeral Chapel, 11765 224th Street, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, V2X 6A5, PH: 604-463-8161. Flowers may be sent to the Chapel. Final respects can be paid there Wednesday, June 23rd from 10:00-11:00am. Following the service, Winnifred will be laid to rest with her husband in the Maple Ridge Cemetery.

Winnifred was the eldest child of Winnifred (nee Paul) and William Speare (both deceased), and sister to: Lois (Leslie) Harris, Grace (deceased) Speare, Alice (Robert) Scadding, Margaret (Gordon) Ingram, William (deceased) (Molly) Speare, Jack (deceased) (Gwen) Speare, Joseph (Elaine) Speare, Betty (Everett ) Thompson, Naomi(William) Fast, Robert(Margaret) Speare, Carole Frizzell, and Peter (deceased) Speare.

Winnifred was the beloved wife of Noel Horace Vernon Andrade (deceased 1983), and Mother of Noel (Patricia) Andrade, Grant (Verna) Andrade, Lorna Beryl Nagy, Beth Cutts, Lynne (Daniel) Rath, Kate Andrade, Wynne (Celine) Andrade, Timothy (Michel) Andrade, Mark (Maureen) Andrade, Deborah Andrade-Browne, Matthew (Christine) Stewart, Esther (Gary) Killeen (deceased September 2009), Benjamin (Heather) Andrade, Bonnie (Michael) Driver, David Andrade and Glen (Pamela) Andrade.

Winnifred was grandmother to 35; and Great Grandmother to 38; Great Great Grandmother to 5, and for several years she provided foster care to many children in addition to her own family. She was an Aunt to a great many nieces and nephews; she was one of a close-knit group of cousins, and she was a much loved friend to a wide circle of friends and intimates.

Winnifred was born on April 9th, 1916 in Midland, Ontario and was later reared in Toronto. She married Noel Andrade in 1936 and was his devoted wife, business partner and companion in the Brethren Assemblies for 47 years. She and her husband moved to Innisfil from Toronto in 1943 in order to establish the family home and several business enterprises. During their retirement year of 1967, they moved to British Columbia where they both resided until their deaths.

From the age of 16, Winnifred had an unshakeable Christian faith. She was a Champion of the Gospel who continuously testified about God’s Grace and witnessed about Jesus Christ- the Rock of her Salvation. Today, she is absent from the body and present with the Lord.

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  1. Isabel and Stu Irvine

    Many wonderful memories you have left with us dear Auntie, may you rest in the arms of our Saviour.

    Love, Isabel & Stu

  2. Tom Gates and Family

    To Mark and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you!
    May the Lord bring you comfort during this difficult time.

    Tom and family, Saskatoon

  3. Brad Robinson and family, Toronto

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Andrade family. My grandma Emily would always share stories of Winnie with us and I know they creating new stories together again with their Lord.

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