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Gertrude Marie Andress

December 22, 1925 - June 5, 2019

          Gertrude Marie Andress, age 93, of Cape Coral, FL and formerly of New Castle, DE passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

          Born in Baltimore, MD on December 22, 1925, she was a daughter of the late James and Gudrun (Brosch) Gast, Sr. Gertrude made her career as a retail grocery clerk for A & P, Pantry Pride and Thriftway. In her leisure time, she enjoyed reading, gardening, cooking, going to yard sales and taking family vacations.

          In addition to her parents, Gertrude was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon W. Andress, Sr.; sisters, Margaret Samworth and Hilda; and brother, James Gast. She is survived by her daughter, Karen A. Jones of New Castle; sons, Gordon W. Andress, Jr. and Mark A. Andress, both of Cape Coral, FL; grandsons, Christopher D. Andress and Alex Jones; great grandson, Carter Jones; and faithful canine companion, Rocky.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am.  Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Gertrude’s name to Hope Hospice, Development Office, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.

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  • Gordon thanks for sharing.
    Charlie

  • I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother. Sending prayers for strength and comfort during this time. Cherish your memories. Bonita Finch

  • Gordon, sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. If Bud was still here I know he would be calling you.
    Blessings and prayers to your family.
    Helen (Shoemaker) Jackson