Madeline M. McAndrew (1922 – 2015)Madeline M. McAndrew passed away quietly in her sleep on February 9, 2015 after 92 years on earth. She was surrounded by those she loved till the very end. Madeline was born on the Lower Eastside of New York City in 1922 and spent her childhood in Staten Island, New York and Weehawken, New Jersey. She married Bill McAndrew (now deceased) in 1946 whom she met while they both worked at Manufacturers Trust Company. Madeline and Bill raised their four children; Bob, Ken, Kathy and Bill in Brooklyn, New York with summers in Rocky Point, Long Island amidst more extended family and friends. Madeline's outgoing personality lent her to exceed in leadership positions in her community, specifically local church and private beach organizations. She enjoyed time with family and friends at parties and events throughout her life, especially when she could play her ukulele and lead everyone in song till the wee hours of the morning. Madeline was an outstanding hostess and cook with a talent for making everyone who entered her home feel like family. She fed many families in Brooklyn and Rocky Point whenever that opportunity presented itself. Madeline was an avid fisherman and not many '˜big ones' got away! Her travels with her husband Bill focused on many trips, cruises and a wonderful life at their second home in Fort Myers, Florida. Madeline was predeceased by her best friend and loving husband Bill and her dear brother George Kohm. She is survived by her children and their families: Bob and his wife Rosemary of Morristown, New Jersey; Ken and his wife Emeldine of Smithtown, New York; Kathy McAndrew of Mississauga, Ontario; and Bill and Karen of Milford, Connecticut. Her loving grand children and great-grandchildren are Jennifer and her husband Jon Vuotto (Julia and Jack) of Morristown, NJ; Dr. Lisa McAndrew of Philadelphia; Michael and his wife Jaci of Florham Park, NJ (Chase); Patrick McAndrew of New York City; Ian McAndrew of San Francisco; Margaret McAndrew of Milford, Connecticut; Ryan, Kerri and Sean Klotz of Mississauga. Ontario. She is also survived by her sister Agnes McAndrew and brother-in-law Edward McAndrew of Jacksonville, Florida, and her brother William Kohm and his wife Norma of Haworth, NJ. In lieu of flowers the family would request donations in Madeline's name to the American Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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  1. Sorry to hear of Madeline’s passing. Many happy memories of Madeline at Rocky Point Beach. We were fortunate enough to see her at her 90th birthday party.

  2. God bless you all. So very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a beautiful lady, inside and out! May she rest in God’s peace. Our prayers and hugsΓÖíΓÖíΓÖí

  3. God bless you all. So very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a beautiful lady, inside and out! May she rest in God’s peace. Our prayers and hugsΓÖíΓÖíΓÖí

  4. Dear Bob and Jen, please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother/grandmother. Having recently lost my father I know the grieving you are going through. But the sadness will pass as your strong loving family gathers together to celebrate her life and the joy she brought to each of you.

  5. Madeline has been missed at the condo. We were just saying the other day that she was always such a fun person to have at our parties, full of pep and laughter. I don’t recall a time when she didn’t go to the microphone and perform…’Won’t you come home Bill Bailey…’. No one has ever tried it since. Our hearts go out to you in your loss.

  6. To the McAndrew Family – Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family. May her memories be your comfort, now and forever.We wil be praying for you and your family during this difficult time. May GodΓÇÖs love and grace be with you always

  7. Such wonderful mermorys of Rocky Point with you. The beach,the parties,your fantastic rice balls. Laughter,crying and consoling.Thanks for being a Mom for me when I needed one. I will never forget those days.My love to all your wonderful family. Rest in Peace.

  8. my deepest sympathies to my very good friends Karen, Bill and Maggie. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May the choirs of angels come to greet her, may they speed her to paradise may the Lord enfold her in His mercy may she find eternal life. Xoxo

  9. It was an honor & priledge to work for you!You became my other mother and friend. You welcomed me into your family & I feel blessed to have known you. This is not good bye. It’s so long for now. Love you Kim

  10. We were fortunate to be friends with Mrs. McAndrew throughout our lives. She will always be remembered as a kind and loving person. Her beautiful smile and sense of humor will remain in our hearts. God bless her and peace and love to her family.

  11. Wonderful memories of family get togethers with you and Uncle Bill, Brooklyn and especially Rocky Point memories – the joining of 2 families, with laughter, warmth and all the good things that have provided a lifetime of memories for those who are left behind. Rest In Peace to a beautiful soul.

  12. Our deepest sympathy to Madeline’s family. We always said that she was THE MATRIARCH of Davis Lake. She will be missed.

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