OBITUARY:   EDWARD “DUFFY”  ANDREWS,
peacefully at St. Catharines General Hospital, after a brief illness, on May 24, 2018 in his 97th year.  Duffy was a devout Catholic and had a deep faith, and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. A founding charter member and Past Grand Knight of Immaculate Conception Council, Knights of Columbus in Fort Erie, and also a Lifetime Member of the Royal Canadian Legion.  Predeceased by his loving wife Mary of almost 66 years in 2014, and his daughter Candy Smaill in 2017.  Duffy was the oldest of 5 brothers and son of E.J. “Teddy” and Mae Andrews of Fort Erie, ON.  Survived by son Christopher (Marybeth) Andrews of Lowbanks, Ontario.   Also survived by grandchildren Joseph (Sophia) Smaill of Surrey, B.C., Geneva (Alex) Smaill of Vancouver, B.C., Michael (Autumn) Smaill of Burnaby, B.C., Hayden (Ivy) Andrews of Toronto, Ontario.  Great grandfather to Zoe Alethea Smaill and Penelope Mary Smaill, both of Surrey, B.C.    Predeceased by brothers Herbert (Phyllis) of London, ON; Jack (Gisela) of Schwanau, Germany;  Ron (Myrna) of Sarnia, ON; Raymond (Joyce) of Sault St. Marie, ON.  Duffy also leaves several nieces and nephews.  Born on the Empress of France on the North Sea, on August 20, 1921, Duffy served with the Lincoln and Welland Regiment during World War II in France, Belgium, Netherlands and Germany.  In 2016, Duffy was awarded the Legion of Honour of France, for his distinguished service while serving in Normandy in 1945.  Family will receive friends and relatives at Benner Funeral Services, 1105 Benner Road, Fort Erie, Ontario on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 2pm – 4pm and also 7pm – 9pm.  Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 11am at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 310 Central Ave., Fort Erie, Ontario.  Private interment to follow.