Andrea Louise Ashburn, 70, a resident of Arnold, died on April 17, 2011 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis.
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Andrea was born on August 30, 1940 in Baltimore to Andrew Huber and Frances Homel. She married her husband, Richard Ashburn on June 7, 1958. They were married for 52 years. She was a homemaker and mother of five. She enjoyed her extensive gardens and watching birds. She loved traveling with her husband to the Caribbean and to visit their five children and many grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving husband Richard, her daughters, Lynn Ashburn of Pittsfield, MA, Laurie Ashburn Bobb and her husband Dave of Arnold, and Sharon Ashburn Zinker and her husband, Mike, of Clark, CO; her sons, Rick Ashburn and his wife, Dana, of Lafayette, CA, and Larry Ashburn and his wife, Michelle, of Oceanside, CA; 11 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren.
Andrea is also survived by two sisters, Mary Kesling of Westminster and Candy Henderson or Woodlawn and a brother, Warner Smearman of Arnold, and by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may visit on Thursday, April 21, 2011 from 3-5 pm at Barranco & Sons, P.A. Severna Park Funeral Home, 495 Ritchie Hwy in Severna Park. All are welcome at the Ashburn residence immediately following.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake, 445 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD 21401.
Online condolences may be made at www.barrancofuneralhome.com.
Published in The Capital Gazette on Apr. 19, 2011