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Helen Anna Rose Peterson Andrews


Helen Anna Rose Peterson Andrews, 89, wife of Richard Hugh Andrews, died Friday, June 2, 2017, at her home.

Born Oct. 31, 1927, in Jamestown, New York, she was a daughter of the late John Edward Peterson and Caroline Rose Beck Peterson.

She was a member of Pinewood Baptist Church and Lakewood United Methodist Church in Lakewood, New York. She was formerly the town clerk for the town of Busti, New York.

Survivors besides her husband of 68 years include three children, Linda Morse of Sumter, Teresa Wise of Florida and Rodney Andrews (Cathy) of Asheville, New York; three grandchildren, John Edward Carmen, Christy Leigh Wise and Kendra Lynne Bellas; and four great-grandchildren.

Burial will be in the Sunset Hills Cemetery in Lakewood, New York.

Memorials may be made to Pinewood Baptist Church, P.O. Box 176, Pinewood, SC 29125; or the Busti Historical Society, 3443 Lawson Road, Jamestown, New York, 14701.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.


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