Joan M. McAndrew

Joan M. McAndrew, 87, formerly of 182 Interstate Parkway, passed away on July 13, 2021, at Christ the King Manor in DuBois.

Born on June 19, 1934, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Grace (Quinn) Balon.

On August 14, 1954, in St. Bernard Church, she married the late Richard F. McAndrew who passed on October 17, 2009.

Joan was a member of the St. Bernard Church, Catholic Womens Club, Zonta Club, TOPS, and a Lioness of the Bradford Township Lions Club.

She was a graduate from Bradford High School in 1952, then attended nursing School in Connecticut. After marrying Richard in 1954, she moved to Luxemburg and lived there for two years. Returning to Bradford, she was a homemaker until the mid 1960's when she started working at Dresser Memorial Rest Home as an LPN then Nursing Home Administrator until it was destroyed in a fire, then she was Administrator at the Bradford Manor and retired from Sena Kean Manor.

Joan will be remembered for her kindness and cheery disposition. She volunteered for Red Cross, Zonta and Bradford Hospital. Joan loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed spending summer days reading on her patio.

Surviving are three daughters, Mary (Jack) Quinlisk, of Pittsburgh, Grace (Wes) Whitnah, of Layton, UT, Ann (Michael) Conlon, of Pittsburgh, one son, Dr. Joseph (Deborah) McAndrew, of Dubois, 11 grandchildren: Jeni McAndrew, Katie Davis and Liz McAndrew, Matt and Kevin Quinlisk, Becky (Boudrero), Rob, Sean, Bethany (Johnson) and Bryan Whitnah and Amanda Conlon; 8 great-grandchildren: Ryan, Domenic, Lia, Duke, Tate, Sara, Addy and Chloe, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one sister, Barb Carlson.

Family will be receiving friends on Friday, July 16, 2021, from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. 33 South Ave., A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 11:00 am in St. Bernard Church with Fr. Jim Gutting, Senior Associate, as Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

For those not able to attend in person this service will be live streamed at 11:00 am via this link:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8VgTPP95_ZLd0Ogh3h_Wrg

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.

Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

Ann, Mike, Amanda, and family. So sorry for your loss. She was a great mom and grandmother.
— Kathleen Hauger

I am sorry to hear this. My prayers to the family. I used to babysit for them on Maplewood Ave.
— Barb Peabody Snively

So sorry for your loss. She is such a lovely, kind woman.
— Christie Morgan

So sorry, Joan was kind person.
— Joyce Kelley

Ann, so sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. While no words can take away the sorrow, know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. ~ Jen
— Jen McCullough

So sorry for your loss . I always loved your mom. She is with the Angel''s now
— Debbie bouquin

Condolences

  • Ann, Mike, Amanda, and family. So sorry for your loss. She was a great mom and grandmother.

    — Kathleen Hauger
  • I am sorry to hear this. My prayers to the family. I used to babysit for them on Maplewood Ave.

    — Barb Peabody Snively
  • So sorry for your loss. She is such a lovely, kind woman.

    — Christie Morgan
  • So sorry, Joan was kind person.

    — Joyce Kelley
  • Ann, so sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. While no words can take away the sorrow, know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. ~ Jen

    — Jen McCullough