Andy Plecas passed away on January 23, 2012, at 83 years of age, at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital with family by his side. Born on March 6, 1928 on the family farm in South Wellington, lived many years in Departure Bay. He is survived by his wife, Marion, of 60 years; son, Larry (Debbie) and daughter, Karen (Brian Crawford); his grandchildren: Ashley, Colin, and Wes Plecas, Jalene (Michael Dick) and Kelsey (Blake Deal); and great grandchildren: Carter, Anise and Raeya Dick, and Azia and Memphis Deal. He is also survived by his sister, Millie Cuckovich, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Andy started his working life as a miner, cab driver and spent 42 years as an engineer on the BC Ferries, retiring in 1993. He was an active member of the Nanaimo Yacht Club and Gyro for much of his life. He loved living on Nanaimo River and travelling with his wife, family and friends all over the world. He made friends wherever he went and was loved by everyone he knew. He will be missed greatly by all.
Rest in Peace Andy/Dad/Grandpa/Great Grandpa. We Love You.
No service, memorial to be held at a later date.
Sands ~ Nanaimo