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Born: Sep 20, 1932

Date of Passing: Jul 24, 2023

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On July 24, 2023, at the Davidson Centre in Cartwright, MB, Andrew passed on to his Eternal Life with his sister, Christena by his side.

He was born on September 20, 1932, at the family farm south of Holmfield, MB, one of five children born to his parents, Russell and Christena (Tena) Moffat.

Andrew received his elementary education at the rural Rose Valley School and High School at Holmfield and Cartwright, MB.

He was seventeen years of age when he signed a contract to teach grades one to eight at the Eunola rural school eight miles north of Pierson, MB. After graduating from the Provincial Normal School, the following year he returned to Eunola for an additional four years. After teaching a year at Souris, MB, and four years at Hilton, MB, which included the high school, he joined the Provincial Civil Service where he was employed at the Deartment of Motor Vehicles for twenty-six years, the last sixteen which were with the Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation.

Andrew was a member of the Presbyterian Church, following the faith of his parents and paternal and maternal grandparents.

Besides his parents, Andrew was predeceased by his sister Mary Loise Young, sister Georgena Moffat, brother Brian Moffat, nephew Brent Gibson, niece Marilyn Andries and brothers-in-law Calvin Gibson, Frank Young and Delbert Walton.

He is survived by his sister, Christena Gibson, sister-in-law Gwen Moffat, nephews Shayne Gibson (Melanie), Derryle Gibson (Chris), Russell Moffat (Bonnie), Rodney Moffat and nieces, Sherry Mullin (Boyd) and Marjorie Woodcock (Bob).

A private graveside service with interment in the family plot will take place at the Holmfield Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Andrew may be made to Parkinson Canada; 316-4211 Yonge St. Toronto, ON, M2P 2A9, or the Alzheimer's Society of Manitoba; 10-120 Donald Street Winnipeg, MB, R3C 4G2, or Davidson Memorial Health Centre; Box 118, Cartwright, MB, R0K 0L0.


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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 29, 2023

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • Andrew was my supervisor back in the 70’s+. Deepest condolences to his sister & family. - Posted by: June Neal (Coworker ) on: Jul 29, 2023

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