September 17, 1927 – February 27, 2007
Andrew George “Andy” Thio passed away peacefully in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital with his loving family at his side on Tuesday, February 27th, 2007 at the age of 79 years.
He is survived by his loving wife Gladys of 54 years, one son Gordon (Cathy) of Edmonton, one daughter Marlene (Richard Garbe) Thio-Watts of Edmonton, five grandchildren, Michael and Janet Watts, Nicole, Carmen, and Kelly Thio, two sisters, Agnes (Bob) Lougheed of Canmore, AB, Bernice (Brian) Stevens of Calgary, AB, and their families. Andy was born, raised and farmed in Boissevain, MB and he retired to Vernon in 1990. Andy was an outdoor enthusiast who loved fishing, hunting, camping and time spent with his family. A private family service was held on Thursday, March 1st, 2007. A celebration of his life will be held for family and friends in Edmonton, Alberta on April 14, 2007. Those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Andy may do so to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Lung Association. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME. (542-4333)