OBITUARY

Nathaniel Stewart Andrews

May 24, 1929September 11, 2020
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It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the Andrews family announce the peaceful passing of their father at Brampton Civic Hospital, in Brampton, following a brief illness with family by his side throughout his final days at the age of 91. Son of the late Archibald and Beatrice Andrews (nee Sulley ) of St. Anthony, Newfoundland. Beloved husband of the late Violet Andrews (nee Simms) for 68 years. Loving father of Archibald (Lillian), Wayne (Holly), Margaret, Hazel (late Maxwell), Ivy (late Paul), Leonard (Rita), Carol (Gary), and William (Christina). Pre-deceased by 2 sons; William and Bernard. Cherished grandfather of Catherine, Roxanne, Roy, Julie, Susan, Laura-Lynn, Peggy, Lynn, Gordon, Shawn, Jeremiah, Natalie, Mikayla, Lorelei, Sarah, Andrew, Stewart and Monica. Nathaniel will be greatly missed by many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Survived by sister in law Annie Patey of St Anthony, Newfoundland. Family and friends may gather at the Andrews Community Funeral Centre - 8190 Dixie Road, Brampton (North of Steeles Avenue) 905-456-8190, on Friday, September 18th , 2020 from 3pm-7pm. A funeral service will be held in the Chapel of the funeral home at 11am on Saturday, September 19th, 2020. Nathaniel Stewart Andrews will be interred in the St. Mary’s Anglican Cemetery in St. Anthony, Newfoundland at a later date. He was loved in life and will not be forgotten in death. Donations in Nathaniel’s memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Online condolences and information at www.andrewscommunityfuneralcentre.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 18, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, September 19, 2020

  • Repatriation to Newfoundland

    Monday, September 21, 2020

Memories

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Mae Lander

September 17, 2020

We are deeply sorry for your loss. Mr Andrews was a quiet and friendly man and we were happy that you chose us to share in there Anniversary and birthday celebrations. Condolences to all the family. RIP Mr. Andrews.

Mae and Boyd Lander

Belle Jean (Patey)

September 16, 2020

I am thinking of the Andrews Family during these days of sadness. Take good care of yourselves and cherish your memories which I know are many. XO

Gary & Bernice Clarke

September 15, 2020

To the Andrew's Family,

So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. We will always cherish the good times we shared together. Your mom and dad were great people and always welcomed us with our three children whenever we showed up at their door. I remember the special occasions. Birthdays, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, yes, and the many meals we shared together.

Mr. Andrews will be missed by his family and many friends he met throughout the years. Our thoughts and prayers are with
you during this difficult time.

May God bless you,
Bernice & Gary Clarke

Catherine Sparkes

September 15, 2020

My grandfather was a great many things to a great many people. When you spoke to him you would never hear him speak of a legacy or what he may leave behind when he left, little did he know he would leave behind more than he could’ve imagined.

To some he was a dependable well oiled machine you could count on to get a job done. To others he was a kind soft-spoken man who would do anything in his power to help anyone in need. To an indescribable number of us he was a father, grandfather, great grandfather, and even a great great grandfather. He lived through things that many now could only imagine, and through them all shared endless love and respect for all he called family.

I have a great many memories with my grandfather. He was a great source of strength whenever I’ve needed it, and I could depend on him through anything and so could my children. Raising a child with special needs is a unique challenge, raising two is a straight up adventure. Pop stayed up late many nights and got up on early mornings when hospital trips were involved for myself and my children. Later in life I did my best to return the favour, extending a helping hand wherever I could to show this man who means so much to us how much that he is loved.

Now that he is gone, I hope his legacy lives on in my children. That they can always remember to help others without hesitation, give love without requirements and live every moment to the fullest of their abilities. He will be unimaginably missed every day for years to come, but I know the lessons he’s given me will live on for generations to come. That is his legacy.

Xoxo Cathy, Shane and Jordan

Savannah Wilson

September 15, 2020

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18

Losing the patriarch of our family is an emotional blow. When Nan passed I asked pop how he was feeling. He said, "I miss her, but I know I will see her again, in her prime and even better than I remeber her. I know it'll be okay because I know God has her." And then he shared this verse with me.

Now I share it with my family and extended loved ones. Pop is standing at the right hand of Jesus, with Nan where he belongs.

It's hard because he is not here, but it is easier when we remember where he went.

We're praying for our family!

Xoxo Savannah and Benjamin

Sarah Samms & Family

September 15, 2020

We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

Pearl & George Hillier

September 15, 2020

So sorry to hear of your father's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless.

I, Pearl, remember him quite well ...such a lovely man. One thing I will never forget is his kindness . ...the first time I , and a couple other girls, crossed the ferry in PAB , we were a little leery of driving onto the ferry, and your dad drove the car on board for us.
We were so happy that he was there.
Memories last forever. May yours help you through the sad days ahead.

Susan Cooper

September 14, 2020

My condolences to all of you. Your dad always had a smile on his face when he came for his eye exam. We always had a great visit as we caught up on what the family was up to! He will be missed.
love Susan

Margaret Andrews Laplante

September 14, 2020

Dad, A daughters first love I do not have many pictures of us togather but i do have lots of great Memories of you, to me that is great cause no one can take them from you, to me you were my knight when i needed advice you were there ..When i needed anything you always helped in anyway you could, With 8 of us children you always made time for each and everyone of us, I loved you dearly you will be in my heart forever rest easy Dad, you are forever loved and missed .......

Patrick Kenna

September 14, 2020

Our condolences to the Andrews family Uncle Stewart will surely be missed Patrick and Debbie Kenna

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