Native Daughter Vernice Andow born in Nanaimo, BC, 07, April, 1921 passed away peacefully at Dufferin Place (Arbutus Ward) on the 24th of December 2005 the age of 84. Predeceased by her husband Wally on the 9th of April 1993 her 3 sisters, Hilda, Lorna, and Violet and her 2 brothers Sonny & Jack Foster. She will be sadly missed & remembered by her partner Gordon Marwick of Nanaimo, BC, her two sons Bill-Dean Andow (Madeleine) of Nanaimo, and Dennis Andow (Jill) of Kelowna, BC, her grandchildren Louise (Darin) Swinney, Eatonville Washington, Jennifer (Dennis) Kirkley, Kelowna, BC. Bobby, Jeremy, and Deanne, and her great grandchildren Allysen & Mandalyn. Remembrance Services will be conducted at the Nanoose Anglican Church to be announced at a later date. The family wishes to thank the staff on the Arbutus Ward of Dufferin place for the kindness and care given the past 11 months. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation.