We are very sad to announce the passing of past PSM member; Andrew Irving
November 7, 1931 – February 4, 2017
In Memory of Andy:
It is with great sadness that the family of Andrew ‘Andy’ Irving announces his passing on Saturday February 4, 2017 at the age of 85 years. Andy will be lovingly remembered by his wife Lois (nee Pollard) and his children David (Diana) and Catherine. He will be fondly remembered by his sister Carol Purvis (Ted) and his brother-in-law Bruce Pollard. Andy will be forever remembered by his grandchildren Ryan and Thomas, his nieces, nephews and friends.
Andy was born to Vi and Edward Irving in East York in 1931. He began his career with Bell Canada and during his time with Bell, he worked in Etobicoke, London, Saudi Arabia, Trinidad, Ottawa and Toronto.
An avid aviation enthusiast, Andy was an officer in the Canadian Air Force reserves. He also assisted in the air cadet training at Downsview and London, ON squadrons. As a hobby, Andy enjoyed the building and flying of R/C model airplanes as well as scale model building and was a member of the Peel Scale Modelers during the 1980’s.
Andy had many skills and talents. His interests included woodworking, photography, automotive restoration, sailing and reading to name but a few.
The family would like to thank the staff at Chartwell in Aurora for their assistance and care during the past few years.
In lieu of flowers, we ask that memorial donations in memory of Andy be made to the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, 150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, ON M4G 1R8. https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/donate.aspx?eventid=21033&langpref=en-CA
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.