Barbara C Andrews, 82, of Lancaster, died Friday, June 1, 2012.
Born in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Jessie MacKellar Christensen.
Barbara was last employed as the Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Lancaster Theological Seminary. Prior to that she had worked at Securities Service Network, Integrated Benefit Solutions, Barley, Snyder, Senft & Cohen and Blakinger, Byler & Thomas.
She was a 1946 graduate of J. P. McCaskey High School and graduated Cum Laude from Penn State University with a BachElor of Arts in Humanities. For over 25years she was a volunteer with the Lancaster Lebanon Literacy Council teaching English as a second language. She was fluent in five different languages. Barbara was a member of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church in Timonium, MD and the WLC 912 Club.
Her interests included the NY Times crossword puzzles, traveling, and politics. She enjoyed being a polling place volunteer and served as Judge of Elections for many years. Barbara was an avid reader and had a deep appreciation for history, both United States and World.
Surviving are three daughters, Carol A. Ray of Lancaster, Barbara A. wife of Bradford Bila of Lancaster, and Louise A. wife of Jay Galbraith of Irvine, CA; two sons, Martin husband of Laurie Andrews of Surfside Beach, SC, James husband of Diana Andrews of Inverness, FL. Also surviving are 13grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be hEld on Tuesday, June 12, 1012 at 11:00 A.M. at the Kearney A. Snyder Funeral Home, 141 E. Orange St., Lancaster, PA with the Rev. James Johnson officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the USO, P.O. Box 96332, Washington , DC 20090-6332 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.