|Birth: ||Nov. 9, 1918|
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 1997|
Gertrude's obituary appears in the Portland Press Herald, Portland, Maine on 18 Jun 1997 on page 9B.
Gertrude is the daughter of Edwin J. and Elinor Tuell Mann. (Note the obituary has Elinor Doughty Mann; however, a family member confirmed that Elinor's maiden name was Tuell--Elinore Heath Tuell.) Her father Edwin owned Lewis M. Mann & Son, a clothespin manufacturing company. Gertrude worked in her father's business as a bookkeeper-treasurer.
On 17 Dec 1938 Gertrude married Odell Cleveland Rich (Jr.) in Maine. They later divorced. However, Odell continued to work for his ex-father-in-law.
On 25 Oct 1947 Gertrude married Harlan Stanley Andrews. Gertrude and Stanley owned Cole's Hardware store in Bryant Pond where they lived for more than 40 years.
Gertrude and Stanley spent at least part of their time in Brandon, Florida where Gertrude was a member of the United Church of Christ.
The obituary reports that two step sons preceded Gertrude in death: James and Ormond. The survivors include her husand, H. Stanley Andrews, and four daughters; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren.
In addition, at the time of her death, Gertrude was survived by her sister, Edwina, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased in 1961 by her brother Lewis.
Gertrude's funeral was held at the West Paris Universalist Church. Burial was in the Wayside Cemetery, Main Street, West Paris.
Created by: Pam
Record added: Apr 16, 2012
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