HOPKINTON, NH: Norma (Judy) Lois Blanchette Andrus, 85, passed away peacefully on January 5, 2019 at the Merrimack County Nursing Home.
Norma was born on April 3, 1933 in Hopkinton, NH the daughter of Phillip and Evelyn Blanchette. She lived in West Hopkinton until 1964, when she and her family moved to the home she and her husband Roger built in Contoocook.
She liked spending time doing crafts, gardening, flowers, knitting, crocheting, cooking and taking care of her family. She and Roger enjoyed traveling, and some of their favorite trips were to Alaska, Idaho, Florida, Tennessee and Pennsylvania. She worked for 17 years in food service for the Hopkinton High School before retiring.
Judy was predeceased by her parents and husband of 63 years, Roger M. Andrus, her son, Ray Andrus, three brothers, Freddie, Donivan and Raymond Blanchette, and her stepbrother, Phillip Blanchette.
Survived by her children, Dianne Cooper and her husband Gary of Contoocook, NH, Roger J. Andrus and Leona Raymond of Penacook, NH, Roland (Ruban) Andrus and Wendy Weeks of Tuftonboro, NH, Gene Andrus and Linda Ogden of Contoocook, NH, Rocky Andrus an his wife Cheryl of Andover, NH, Sherry Andrus of West Hopkinton, NH, and Vicki Doubleday and her husband Dan of Northfield, NH., She also leaves grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and her sisters, Pauline Kienia, Beverly Andrus, Phyllis Bane and Linda Witham.
Calling hours will be held May 1, 2019 from 10 am to 11 am in the Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home, Henniker NH, followed by Services 11 am.
Burial will follow in Henniker New Cemetery, Henniker, NH.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to the Alzheimer Association, act.alz.org