Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Andrew Philip Awender

Male 1920 - 2006  (86 years)


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  • Name Andrew Philip Awender 
    Born 1920 
    Gender Male 
    Military WW2 - Royal Canadian Regiment in June 1940 where he attained the rank of Company Sergeant Major 
    Occupation 1950  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    letter carrier 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-198687 
    Died 14 May 2006  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I198687  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Johan Awender,   b. CA 1890,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F55682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Barbara Koch,   b. 1920,   d. 10 Feb 2010, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Children 
     1. Michael Awender
     2. Richard Awender
     3. Daniel Awender
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F55681  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - letter carrier - 1950 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 May 2006 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • AWENDER, Andrew Philip - Passed away peacefully, at Freeport Health Centre of the Grand River Hospital, on May 14, 2006. Beloved husband of Catherine Barbara (Koch) for 65 years. Dear father of Michael and his wife Judi of Phoenix, Arizona, Richard and his wife Joan of Newfoundland and Daniel and his wife Audrey of Waterloo. Beloved grandfather of Todd and Darren Awender, Cheri Bornais and her husband Darren, Christopher Awender and his wife Christine and Sandi Awender. Precious great-granddaughters, Rayne Awender-Young, Grace and Sophie Bornais. Also survived by one sister, Betty Mayer of Tillsonburg and one brother, Frank of Creemore. Lovingly remembered by Dianne and Len Musselman. Predeceased by his parents, Johan and Johanna and his brother, John. Andrew proudly joined the Royal Canadian Regiment in June 1940 where he attained the rank of Company Sergeant Major. He then became part of the Infantry Instructional Training Staff at Camp Borden, Ontario. He was severely wounded in action with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry in Europe. He then spent 32 years with Canada Post as L.C. and Postal Official. In retirement, Andrew spent many gratifying years at the family cottage in Grand Bend with his wife and grown children, where golf was his main pastime. He was a proud life long member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 50 Kitchener and a member of St. Mary's RC Church. At Andrew's request, cremation has taken place. A memorial mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's RC Church, 56 Duke St. W., Kitchener, on Tuesday, May 16, 2006 at 10 a.m. Reception to follow at the Henry Walser Funeral Home (519-749-8467). As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to St. Mary's Hospital, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visit www.henrywalser.com for Andrew's memorial. Many thanks to Dr. Mary Wright and Dr. Ron Fowlis for the dedicated care and attention Andrew received having had a serious heart attack and for the wonderful guidance and concern given by his wife Catherine, enabling him to enjoy his life so fully

  • Sources 
    1. [S2657] Directory - Kitchener - 1950 - Vernon's Kitchener-Waterloo.