ELLICOTTVILLE, N.Y. - Margaret T. McAndrew, 83, of Ellicottville, N.Y. passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home in Springville, N.Y.
She was born July 17, 1930, in Ellicottville, N.Y., the daughter of the late Leo and Mary (Mahl) Scharf.
On June 16, 1951, in Ellicottville, N.Y., she married Joseph McAndrew, who predeceased her on Aug. 14, 2000.
Margaret T. McAndrew
Mrs. McAndrew had worked at the City Garage in Ellicottville, for more than 10 years. She worked as the supervisor's clerk for the town of Ellicottville, and was deputy clerk for the village of Ellicottville.
She was a member of Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Ellicottville, N.Y., and its Altar and Rosary Society. She also was a member of the Ellicottville American Legion Auxiliary.
She loved gardening, cooking, shopping and loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Mrs. McAndrew is survived by three sons: Mark (Gale) McAndrew of Fairport, N.Y., Michael (Cathy) McAndrew of Floyds Knobs, Ind., and Matthew McAndrew of Ellicottville, N.Y.; three daughters: Mary Jo (William) Woodarek of Little Valley, N.Y., Margaret (Shelley Bierfeldt) McAndrew of Lancaster, N.Y., and Maureen McAndrew of Little Valley, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren: Dan, Kate, Jenn, Jess, Jill, Jerr, Aaron, Tom, John, Austin and Molly; and two great-grandchildren: Payton and Autumn. Also surviving is a brother, Eugene (Sybil) Scharf of Great Valley, N.Y.; a sister-in-law, Joan Scharf of Ellicottville, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, she was predeceased by five brothers: Donald, Edward, James, Germain and Charles Scharf; and a sister, Rita O'Connell.
Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 411 Rock City St., Little Valley, N.Y., on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will be said on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Ellicottville, N,Y.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Ellicottville, N.Y.
Memorials may be made to Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church.