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Dr. Anthony Philip Jude Andrews
ANDREWS, Dr. Anthony Philip Jude - died peacefully Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 in Sudbury, at his home, in the company of family. Dr. Andrews was born in Sand Point, Ont., on Nov. 7, 1930. He was the son of Austin and Vita Andrews, of Timmins, where he grew up. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto, in 1955, AOA. He obtained his written Fellowship in Otorhinolaryngology, in 1961 and practiced his specialty in Sudbury for 40 years. He was a former Chief of Staff at the Sudbury General Hospital, former President of the Sudbury and District Medical Society, former representative of District #8 to the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was an Honorary Life Member of the Ontario Medical Association and at the time of his death was an honorary surgical staff member of the Sudbury Regional Hospital. His independent research into forms and treatment of nasal cancer saw him author and publish several research papers on the subject in a variety of peer-reviewed medical journals. He was also a founding member of the Sudbury and District Boys' Home. His is survived by his beloved brother, Dr. Ronald Andrews, wife Ledia, of Levack, their children and families and by his dear sister Mary Diamond, of Sudbury. He was the treasured husband of Mary Carol (Mimi) McComber, whom he married in Port Arthur, Ont., on Aug. 26, 1961. He was extremely proud of his children: Peter (wife Tracy), of Beeton; Michele Kendall (husband Geoff), of Sudbury; Sarah Hill (husband Paul, deceased), of Sudbury; Monique Gallant (husband David), of Espanola; and, Phil (wife Karla), of Guelph. He was equally proud of and dear grandfather ‘Doc' to: Nick, Emily and Mary Andrews; Andrew, Mara and Erin Kendall; Jarvis and Austin Hill; Noah and Molly Gallant; and Liam and Kate Andrews. He was an active parishioner of Christ-the- King Roman Catholic Parish. An active sportsman and avid gardener, he maintained a farm property in Lee Valley, Ont. for several years and it was one of these areas where he hunted, trapped and planted prolifically. He took particular interest and delight in the propagation of vegetables and trees. He was a voracious reader and a student of myriad historical subjects – including pioneers of medicine in Canada and northern Ontario. He took great pride in authoring several magazine articles in The Beaver and in The Medical Post about figures who made significant but under appreciated contributions to medicine in Canada's past. He was dedicated to his patients and to his family. He was a generous man who supported many people and causes in northern Ontario in a variety of ways. He will be missed by a legion of friends of many ages who came to know him as a man of great intelligence, wit, warmth and love. Resting at the JACKSON & BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch St. Sudbury. Funeral Mass in Christ the King Church, 30 Beech St. Sudbury FRIDAY, August 26th, 2011 at 10 A.M. Cremation with interment in the family plot at the Civic Cemetery Prayers 3 P.M. Thursday (Friends may call 2-5; 7- 9 P.M. Thursday) In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Joseph's Foundation or A Mass for the Shut-Ins would be appreciated. To light a memorial candle, flowers, donations or messages of condolences available on-line at www.lougheed.org
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