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Regina Blanche Andres

Regina Blanche  Andres

Regina Blanche Andres
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Regina Blanche Andres, age 87, of Amherst. Regina passed away at the East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash on Friday, December 15, 2017. Born in Maccan, NS, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Ethel (Whalen) Gould.
Regina moved to Amherst at a youthful age where she attended St. Charles School. Graduating from St. Charles Commercial School, she joined the Royal Canadian Air Force, and was stationed in Ontario and Quebec.
When she returned to Amherst, she worked at Household Finance and Amherst Central Trust. Regina later moved to Montreal where she worked for fifteen years at the Arthur Anderson Accounting Firm. After returning to Amherst, she was also a secretary for the Amherst Wing Club, and a member of the Hospital Auxiliary. She was a Eucharistic Minister, was on the Parish Council, and worked on the Seniors Committee at St. Charles Church.
Regina was an avid sports fan all of her life. As a girl, she played basketball and was a member of the Stella Maris Ladies Softball Team and in Montreal, she took great pleasure in curling at the Heather Curling Club. Regina loved speding time with her family and looked forward to the five cousins' yearly trip to PEI. She also enjoyed cooking in her home and going out for meals with her cousins. She loved music, dancing, and singing.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Richard (Dick) Andres, a sister Veronica Gould, and her nephew, Lee Gould.
She is survived by her brother, Curry (Nellie) Gould; three nieces, Paula (Philip) Pedersen, Carla Gould, and Janice (Al Schurman) Gould; sister-in-law, Barb Ralston; stepchildren, Blair (Marcella) Andres annd Jane Andres, as well as several cousins.
Regina's arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church Street, Amherst (902-667-8777) from where visitation will be held 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Funeral mass will be celebrated from Holy Family Parish Church, Amherst on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 2 pm. Reception to follow. Burial will take place in the St. Charles-Nativity Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Regina may be made to the East Cumberland Lodge.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Regina's online memorial at www.furlongjones.ca or through the Furlong-Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.

 
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