ANDRE, Barbara Jane, beloved wife of the late Loren George Andre, passed away peacefully at her home, August 18 at the age of 83.
She was born March 20, 1930 in Wheeling, the daughter of Edward J. and Margaret J. Zoeckler.
She graduated from Triadelphia High School in 1947, where she met her future husband, George, class of 1949. They were married in 1950, and first moved to Pittsburgh, and then an Air Force wife in San Antonio, Texas. In the late 1950s they moved to Cincinnati and lived in Mt. Lookout and Indian Hill communities for over 50 years.
George passed on June 18. 2008.
Barbara loved cooking, gardening, knitting, swimming and the ocean.
She loved her family and always took action to aid and care for them. She supported many charities.
Surviving are her sons, Scott Edward and Bradley Loren Andre; grandmother of twin boys, Dillon and Jacob, sons of Scott, also grandchildren, Zachary, Maxwell and Rebecca Andre, Brads children; a sister, Margaret Joan Griffin (Joan) of Wheeling; nieces, Diane Griffin-Donley and her children of Morgantown, Stephanie and David Donley and Patricia Louise Nelson (Patty) of Orlando, FL and a special friend to the family, Whitey.
Visitation was held Friday, August 23rd at Gilligan Funeral Home, Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati.
Service were held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Armstrong United Methodist Church, Indian Hill where Barbara was a member.
She was buried in Armstrong Cemetery next to her husband.