John Andrade

February 3, 1932October 11, 2011

On Tuesday, October 11, 2011, Juan de Dios Mendibles Andrade (John M. Andrade) departed our world and is once again with his parents Porfirio and Eugenia and his sisters Ann Campus and Rose Quihuis. John was an amazing man; great husband to his wife Lupe Andrade, great father to his six children: Mary (David) Zaragoza, Eugenia Andrade, Alice (Emilio) Palacio, John Andrade, Toni (Kevin) Hodgkins, and Patty (Jaime) Ramirez. His three brothers Victor, Angel, and Porfirio also survive him. He had a big and loving family as 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren survive him. His grandson Juan Porfirio preceded John in death. John was a wonderful family man to all including cousins, tias, tios, nieces and nephews. Through his public service, ten years in the Air Force and 25 years in the Glendale Fire Department, he met many friends, who will surely miss him. Services will be held Monday, October 17, 2011 at West Resthaven Funeral Home 6450 W Northern Ave, Glendale AZ 85301. A viewing from 5pm to 7pm and Rosary from 7pm to 8pm. Mass will be held October 18, 2011 at 10 am at OLPH Catholic Church 5614 W Orangewood, Glendale AZ 85301. Condolences may be made at


  • Visitation Monday, October 17, 2011
  • Mass Service Tuesday, October 18, 2011

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Lorraine Mata

October 25, 2011

Thank you to my cousins for sharing their papa with my brother and I. Tia Lupe thank you for looking after us when we were young. When my Tio Juan would come home from work we would stand in line for a hug and a kiss. He always have plenty of love to give. It made me so proud when we'd see him on his fire truck on the way to a call. I'm so very proud that you were my tio. Love you, May you rest in peace.

Anthony John Lopez Jr

October 22, 2011

I was so sad when I heard about Uncle John. He was my Great-Great Uncle and I only met him once long ago. I knew he was my Uncle and I would always say "Hi Uncle John" every time I went by his house. My dad was named after him and I have his name too. I won't forget you Uncle John. I love you.

Age 10

Rich Hale

October 19, 2011

Thank you to all of Johns family for sharing John with us on the fire department. He left his fingerprints,,(ok and a few prints)on all of us that knew him. Not every community, Department or Family has a John, But we did!

Isidoro & Evangelina Ramirez

October 19, 2011

Our deepest condolences to Comadre Lupe and Family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. "Que Dios bendiga al Compadre Juan y lo tenga en el cielo".

Pat Berkel

October 18, 2011

To the Andrade Family,

Cherish the memories that you have. I remember Captain Andrade as one of the most caring man that I have ever met. He taught the true value of customer service to the Glendale Fire Department. He took in every member as "His Son". His family always came first. He could cook one mean green chilly burro!

Rest in peace John.

Grace Angel

October 18, 2011

Our Condolences Too All The Andrade Family.I am not able too be with you but I will Keep you all In My Prayers Especially Your Mom Lupe.Her Long time Love of her Life.I Loved seeing them together. They had there special Love towards each others.Again Our Condolences From Lucy Aldama,Grace Angel and Family.

October 18, 2011

Dad Thank you for my life, I am proud to be your daughter. You are the light of my heart. You gave me so much as a child and worked so hard for me. You touched so many people in so many ways. You were a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, son, brother, uncle but most of all you were my wonderful daddy. You will always have a special place in my heart and it will be with me for always. What you gave me was great memories and to be the best I can be, and I learned that from you. Good night daddy, I love you so much.

October 18, 2011

Phillip Cramer

October 18, 2011

"My Captain, My Captain" you are with our Lord now. To Lupe & family May God bless and give you peace. Phil & Holly Cramer Volcano, Hawaii

Lee Lloyd

October 17, 2011

Some people put you at ease, John did that with out effort. As a boot coming on the Glendale Fire Department I was so lucky to be welcomed with the kind words "How are you my son" and was treated that way from then on. A great man.