Andrea Wing, 73, of South Woodstock, passed away Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010 with her family by her side.
Andrea was born at home in Woodstock, Maine on July 21, 1937 to Leon L. and Helen Benson Poland. She attended Forestdale School and graduated from Woodstock High School.
Andrea married Richard Wing, and they celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary in March 2010.
She was employed for many years by the A.S.C.S. Oxford County office. After her retirement she enjoyed writing the South Woodstock news column for the Bethel Citizen. She also enjoyed playing hymns and old songs on her organ.
The many family babies and her precious cats gave her great pleasure. Everyone will miss her quick wit and sense of humor.
Andrea is survived by her husband, Richard of South Woodstock; a son, Rick Wing of Waterford; a daughter, Kellie Wing and her fiancé Vincent Lima of Oxford; four grandchildren, Ryan Wing and his wife Sarah Jane, Douglas Wing, Sarah Draper and her husband William, Jessie Hart and her fiancé Kyle Komulainen; four great-grandchildren, Zachary, Brayden, Landon, and Logan;and a step great-grandson, William Jr.; one brother, Phelps Poland and his wife Joan; sisters-in-laws Thomasina Poland and Claribel Poland; a brother-in-law, James Dunn; and several nieces and nephews.
Andrea was predeceased by brothers, Leon A. (Buster), Vernon, and Gerald; a half brother, Leon L. Jr.; and sisters, Dorothy Critser and Evelyn Dunn.
At her request there are no visiting hours. There will be a graveside service on Friday, Oct. 8, 1 p.m. at South Woodstock Cemetery, Pastor Lloyd Waterhouse officiating. The family invites you to a gathering after the service at the home of Terry and Phil Merrill on Pioneer Street, West Paris.
Donations in Andrea's name can be made to Responsible Pet Care, P.O. Box 42, Norway, Maine 04268.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com.