Anndrea Januale Blair

May 3, 1947 - November 15, 2013
Anndrea Januale Blair

Anndrea Januale Blair, 66, of Toano, VA passed away November 15, 2013 at the Hospice of Virginia In- Patient Unit, Retreat Doctorís Hospital, Richmond, VA. She is survived by her loving husband Earl ìPeteî Blair, with whom she celebrated 46 years of marriage in September. Anndrea is also survived by her sister, Eileen Januale Krecker of Harrisburg, PA, cousins Larry and Darlean Skaddan, of Elizabethville, PA, Sandy (Skaddan) Fussell of New Bern, SC, Gene and Carol Boyer of Lake Elsinore, CA, Wayne and Lynda Boyer of Woodstown, NJ, Neva (Boyer) Kraatz of Columbus, Ohio, Marge Boyer of Hamburg, NY and her loving nieces and nephews Wendy Blair, Susan (Blair) Green, April (Blair) Smith, Peter Blair, Janelle Krecker, Phillip Krecker, Mark Blair, and Bryce Blair. Anndrea was the daughter of the late Ralph and Dorothy Januale of Alden, New York.

After graduating from Alden Central High School and Mary Wardís Secretarial Academy, Anndrea began her career as a secretary at Calspan in Buffalo, New York. She continued her education earning a degree in Media Communication from Medaille University and went on to create training programs for the B1 bomber and other stealth aircraft. She produced local TV commercials for Time Life Books. Anndrea made a career change to banking, and then to the advertising industry first in Buffalo New York, then moved to Tampa, Florida and Richmond, Virginia. She represented companies like McDonalds, creating the dollar menu, Melitta, and LG. Anndrea served as Board President for the Ronald McDonald House in Buffalo, New York. These years of varied experience were preparation for her beloved position, Manager of Advancement, with the Seed Company, an affiliate of Wycliffe Bible Translators. Anndrea loved to garden and was an avid reader.

Her loving spirit will always be remembered by her family and all who knew her.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, January 11th, 2014 at King of Glory Lutheran Church and School, 4897 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188. Please call Lisa Wilkins,

757-880-5298, for additional information.

Pete requests memorial contributions in Anndreaís name be mailed to the Thomas Palliative Care Program @ VCU Massey Cancer Center, 401 College Street, PO Box 980037, Richmond, VA 23298-0037


Service

Saturday, January 11, 2014
12:00 AM

King of Glory Lutheran Church - Directions
4897 Longhill Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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  • November 19, 2013
    Pete Vollmer says:
    Pete (1), My thoughts and prayers are with you during this terrible time. As I said in my card if there is anything I can do to help, please call me. Pete (2)

  • November 21, 2013
    Karen LaCorte-Nies Elma NY says:
    Wendy Blair - I am so sorry about the loss of your Aunt Anndrea. I will always remember warmly our Buffalo Superbowl parties at her + your Uncle Pete's house. She was always so proud of you! Sincerely Karen

  • November 18, 2013
    Victoria Gallo says:
    Victoria Gallo and sons John, Chase, and Jared.

  • January 08, 2014
    Jill Pyles says:
    So sorry to hear of your loss and our loss. Anndrea was a rock in our CBS small group last year, especially with studying Job. She was a light. God bless you and your mourning and your shared memories of her this Saturday.

  • November 21, 2013
    Peggy Schlabach LeBaron says:
    So sorry for your loss Pete. My prayers are with you and your family.