Andries Tuininga

December 16, 1936 – September 30, 2014

Andy was born in the Province of Friesland in the Netherlands on December 16, 1936 and passed away suddenly in Campbell River, BC on September 30, 2014. He was predeceased by his grandson Nigel in 2004.

Andy is survived by his wife, Sue, of 52 years; his children, Sharon (Larry), Terry (Dave), Pat (Bruce), Billy, Joanne (Rod), Gary (Martina), as well as numerous grandchildren & great-grandchildren.

He loved the outdoors and the ocean, was an avid bowler and loved fishing. He was involved in numerous associations and worked at Elk Falls for 18 years. He was one of the original Volunteer Firefighters at the Willow Point Fire Hall and trained in Industrial First Aid for 32 years. At the time of his death, he was employed by Safety Net Security & Domcor Traffic Control.

A special thank you to Randy at Safety Net, the firefighters, EMT’s, nurses and doctors who took care of him.

A Memorial Tea will be held on Monday, October 6, 2014 from 1-3pm at the Eagles Hall, 1999 -14th Ave, Campbell River, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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