2006-02-01 / Obituaries

Rita M. Mc Andrew

Rita M. Mc Andrew age 76 of Cold Spring, NY died on Monday, January 30, 2006, at Wingate at St. Francis in Beacon, NY.

Born in Cold Spring on September 29, 1929, she was the daughter of the late William and Florence (Maher) Henderson.

Mrs. McAndrew was a retired Administrative Assistant at the FDR Veterans Medical Center in Montrose, NY. A lifelong Cold Spring resident, she was a parishioner of Our Lady of Loretto Church, a former member of the Parish Council, and former member of the Church Choir. Mrs. McAndrew had been active in a great many church activities.

She was predeceased by her husband, William M. McAndrew, who died in 1971. Mrs. McAndrew is survived by one sister, Marie Corless of Cold Spring; one niece, Marie Corless; four nephews, John Corless, James Corless, Tim Corless and Tom Corless; many great-nieces and nephews, and several great-great-nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, one brother William “Butch” Henderson predeceased her.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, February 3, 2006 at our Lady of Loretto Church, 24 Fair St. Cold Spring, NY 10516 at 11am. Interment will follow in Cold Spring Cemetery. Friends are invited to call at the Clinton Funeral Home Corner of Parrott and Pine St. (21 Parrott St.) Cold Spring on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9pm. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made in Mrs. McAndrew’s name to either Our Lady of Loretto Church or to Philipstown Vol. Ambulance Corps, PO Box 364, Cold Spring, NY 10516.

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