Antoinette Andrews


Antoinette Andrews

a seamstress

Antoinette (Ouellette) Andrews, 101, passed away peacefully at home November 26, 2011. She was the wife of the late Arthur E. Andrews.

Born in Fall River, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Eugene Oullette and Elise (Desrosiers) Oullette. Antoinette was a seamstress and a member of the United Ladies Garment Workers Union. She enjoyed knitting many wonderful gifts for her family. Her guidance, strength, laughter and love will continue to live in the hearts of her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Pearl Mathisen and her husband, Tor, and her son, Arthur E. Andrews Jr. and his wife, Nancy. She was predeceased by her brothers, Oscar, Leodore, Eugene Jr., Alfred and Albert Oullette, and her sisters, Georgiana, Anita and Valeda. She leaves nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Her funeral will be held Nov. 29 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter’s Church, 350 Fair St., Warwick RI 02888.