June 1, 1924 – September 6, 2012
Andy of Calgary, formerly of Toronto, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at the age of 88 years.
Andy was raised in Denmark and Scotland, where he earned his designation as an Industrial Engineer. In 1956, he immigrated to Montreal where he met his wife Grace and they married in 1958. They then moved to Toronto where they raised their three children. As well as a successful career, Andy enjoyed making, tasting and judging wine and participating in Scottish Country Dancing. Andy moved to Calgary to be close to family and to walk his best friend Zak the Bassett Hound.
Andy is survived by his children and spouses, Max Hansen and Pina Gambino, Fraser Hansen, and Andrea and John Wittig; grandsons, Kyle and Mathew; and daughter-in-law Glenda Hansen. Andy was predeceased by his beloved wife Grace Ivy on May 23, 1991.
Andy will be laid to rest with his loving wife Grace at the Capilano View Cemetery in West Vancouver, BC with an internment date to follow. Please forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire donations in Andy’s name can be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, 20 Eglinton Ave. W., Ste. 1600, Toronto, ON M4R 1K8.
In living memory of Andy Hansen, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences