Andrea E. Rees
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AGE: 53 • Wilmington
Andrea E. Rees, age 53, passed away on June 24, 2014 at the Seasons Hospice in Christiana Hospital after a year-long battle with cancer and complications.
Andrea graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School, and trained with The Arc of Delaware in light assembly, food service and office skills. After several years of food service work in Geneva, Switzerland, she returned to Delaware with her parents and began an 18 year career with MBNA and Bank of America in facilities administration, fulfillment and customer services at their Newark operations center. She was known for her great sense of humor and regarded as a trusted and reliable associate who always had a smile on her face. She was an avid reader, talented needleworker and bird lover.
She is survived by her parents Richard W. and Shirley E. Rees, her brother Eric, two nieces, Julia and Amanda, an uncle and two cousins of Montreal, Quebec and an uncle and four cousins living in the UK. She was predeceased by her sister US Army Major Glenys S. Rees, MD.
A memorial service will be held at CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE on Wednesday, July 2, at 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Andrea Rees to Special Olympics Delaware, 619 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19716.
Chandler Funeral Homes and Crematorium
2506 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803-9925
Published in The News Journal from July 1 to July 3, 2014