September 21, 1940 – Edmonton, Alberta
June 27, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
Bernie Andrusky, beloved husband of Margaret Andrusky of Calgary, passed away on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the age of 73 years.
Bernie was born and raised in Edmonton. He came to Calgary in 1966 to begin his thirty-seven year teaching career with the Calgary Board of Education. His retirement years were spent hanging out with his grandson, helping to raise a guide dog puppy, volunteering at Centre Street Church and H.A.R.T., pursuing his many hobbies and visiting the dog park each day with Echo.
Besides his loving wife of thirty-five years, Bernie is survived by three children, John-Paul (Sara) Andrusky, Natasha Andrusky (John Cannon) and Ryan Andrusky; a grandson Damion Uitvlugt; and his beloved dog Echo. He is also survived by his siblings, Mary (Steve) Zibrowski, Ed (Dee) Andrusky and Lyle (Vivian) Andrusky and their families; sister-in-law Shirley Lawrie and family; as well as his sponsored children in Ukraine. Bernie was predeceased by his father John Andrusky in 1953; his mother Pauline Andrusky in 1980; and brother-in-law Henry Lawrie in 2009.
Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel at Centre Street Church “Central Campus” (3900 – 2nd Street N.E.) on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, www.calgaryhumane.ca or directly to the Humanitarian Aid Response Teams (HART) 317 – 37 Ave. NE, Suite 200 Calgary, AB, Canada T2E 6P6, Telephone: (403)230-8263, www.hart.ca.
In living memory of Bernie Andrusky, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences