- 62 years old
- Date of birth: Dec 24, 1942
- Date of passing: Jan 16, 2005
|Let the memory of andrea be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, andrea cousins, 62, born on December 24, 1942 and passed away on January 16, 2005. We will rem
ANDREA TERESA COUSINS (NEE BEST) WAS BORN IN LEEDS.
SHE HAS 3 BROTHRS AND 5 SISTERS MAUREEN, JOHN, NEIL, IAN, DAWN, SHARON, BEV AND ALISON BEST. ANDREA LIVED MOST OF HER LIFE IN BELLE ISLE OF LEEDS, SHE AS 4 DAUGHTERS SHARON, LESLEY, LORRAINE, AND JOANNE, SHE AS 15 GRANDCHILDREN LEE, MARK, NICOLAS, KATIE, SCOTT, HEIDI, JOE, WILLIAM, LEAH, DEMI, ABBIE,GEORGIA,BRADLEY, CASEY, AND FRANKIE, AND 1 GREAT-GRANDAUGHTER KELSEY,WHO IS 7 NOW. UPDATED ON THE 10/10/11.ANDREA AS NOW GOT 5 GREAT-GRANDAUGHTERS AND 4 GREAT-GRANDSONS, WE HAVE JUST HAD SOME GOOD NEWS THAT ANDREA WILL BECOME A GREAT-GRANDMA FOR THE 10TH TIME SOME TIME AT THE END OF THIS YEAR 2014, FROM HER GRANDAUGHTER DEMI, IT WILL BE THE 1ST GRANDCHILD FOR ANDREA'S YOUNGEST DAUGHTER JOANNE, WHERE ALL VERY HAPPY FOR THEM, AND THEY WILL BE MANY MORE TO FOLLOW FROM THE REST OF ANDREAS GRANDCHILDREN, (NOW ABOUT OUR MUM)
MY MUM ANDREA WAS BORN ON THE 24TH DECEMBER 1942 ON CHRISTMAS EVE, SHE HAD 2 BABY BROTHERS JOHN, NEIL, AND BABY SISTER MAUREEN, THEY WAS BROUGHT UP BY THERE MUM ANNIE ELIZIBETH BEST AND THERE DAD FREDRICK LINIET BEST, BUT STILL AT A VERY YOUNG AGE HER PARENTS DIVORCED, WHICH BROKE HER MUM ANNIE HEART, THEN HER MUM ANNIE STARTED TO HAVE HEALTH PROBLEMS, MY MUM WENT TO LIVE WITH HER MUMS MUM (HER NANA) MY MUMS DAD HAD RE-MARRIED AND WENT ON TO HAVE 3 MORE DAUGHTERS SHARON BEVERLY AND ALISON, ALSO HER MUM ANNIE HAD TO MORE CHILDREN IAN AND DAWN, BUT AS THE YEARS PAST.HER MUMS MENTAL HEALTH GOT WORSE AND SHE TURNED TO DRINKING. MY MUM WAS ONLY IN HER 30 WHEN HER MUM DIED, MY MUM MARRIED AT THE AGE OF 16 TO OUR DAD TERRY COUSINS.THEY WENT TO LIVE IN BELLE-ISLE. OUR MUM HAD HER 4 CHILDREN. BUT SOME YEARS LATER GOT DIVORCED AND REMAINED LIVING IN THE SAME HOUSE FOR 44 YEARS. OUR MUM WAS A HARD WORKING LADY WHO KEPT A BEAUTIFUL HOME LOVED HER CHILDREN. I REMEMBER SOME VERY HAPPY MEMORIES.ON CHRISTMAS MORNING WHEN WE WAS ALL TOGETHER MUM AND ME AND MY 3 SISTERS.WE ALWAYS GOT THE THINGS WE WANTED. OUR MUM ALWAYS TRYED HARD AT THAT TIME OF YEAR TO SEE ARE FACES LIGHT UP, TO SEE HOW HAPPY SHE HAD MADE US. OUR MUM DIDNT HAVE A HAPPY UPBRIGING. AS A CHILD WITH OUT HER MUM TO GUIDE HER.(ALL CHILDREN NEED THEY MUM) I KNOW I ALWAYS DID, I NEVER IMAGINED LIFE WITH OUT HER.THEN IN 1981 OUR MUM WAS DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER. I REMEMBER GOING TO HOSPITAL WITH HER WHEN SHE WAS TOLD IT WAS MALIGNANT.SHE WOULD HAVE AN OPERATION TO REMOVE THE LUMP.I WAS SAT AT SIDE OF MY MUM HOLDING MY NEW 2 WEEK OLD SON MARK. I WAS SO SHOCKED OF HEARING MY MUM HAD BREAST CANCER. I ASKED IF SHE COULD HAVE HER BREAST REMOVED BUT DR CARTWRITE (WHO WAS A LADY DOCTOR) TOLD US THAT SHE DIDNT NEED TO THEY CAN CURE IT BEFOR IT SPREAD. AFTER ARE MUMS OP IN PINDERFEILDS HOSPITAL, SHE WENT ON TO HAVE RADIOTHERAPY AT COOKRIDGE HOSPITAL, AND WAS KEPT AS AN OUTPATIENT FOR TEN YEAR. TEN YEARS PAST AND SHE WAS FINALY DISCHARGED. ARE MUM FOUND IT VERY HARD TO COME TO TERMS WITH HER ILLNESS.AS ALL THEM YEARS AGO THEY WAS NO COUNCILING AND AT THIS AWFULL STAGE IN HER LIFE LOST HER BEST FREIND FLO TO THE DISEASE WITH IN MONTHS OF BEING DIAGNOSED. OVER THE TEN YEARS OF WORRYING IN CASE IT CAME BACK AND EVERY THING ELSE LIFE THROWS AT YOU.ARE BEAUTIFUL MOTHER CHANGED FROM HER HAPPY USUAL SELF, TO LOSS OF INTEREST IN MOST THINGS.BUT STILL LIVED FOR HER CHILDREN,.OVER THEM AWFULL YEARS ARE MUM WENT THROUGH. ME AND MY MUM BECAME BEST FREINDS AS WELL AS MOTHER AND DAUGHTER. SOME MORE YEARS PAST AND ARE MUM STARTED TO SUFFER WITH ANZIETY.AND HER HEALTH SEEMED TO GO FROM BAD TO WORSE.ARE MUM COULD NOT COPE WITH HER ILLNESS. SHE ADD NO STRENTH LEFT TO FIGHT HER WAY BACK TO GOOD HEALTH, SHE WAS ADMITED TO HOSPITAL ON A FEW OCCASIONS. SHE GOT BETTER AND WAS DISCHARGED.BUT THEN AGAINE SEEM TO GO BACK DOWN HILL.SHE COULD NOT COPE WITH LIFE ITS SELF, THAT WAS BECOUSE SHE DID NOT GET THE PROPER MEDICAL CARE SHE SO MUCH DESERVED,.ARE MUM HAD TRYED SO HARD TO FIGHT THAT ILLNESS FOR 15 YEARS,.SHE ALSO TRYED TO SETTLED BACK AT HER HOME AFTER COMING HOME FROM BECKLING WING ST JAMES'S HOSPITAL, BUT SHE SUFFERED SO MUCH WITH MENTAL HELTH PROBLEMS.SHE LOST THE WILLTO KEEP FIGHTING, ARE BEAUTIFUL MUM ANDREA PAST AWAY SO SUDDENLY ON THE 16TH OF JANUARY 2005 AT THE AGE OF 62, OUR BEAUTIFUL MUM NIGHT NIGHT SLEEP TIGHT TILL WE MEET AGAIN SOME DAY, YOUR DAUGHTERS SHARON, LESLEY, LORRAINE, JOANNE,♥♥♥♥♥♥ XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX CREATEDBY LESLEY ANDREA'S DAUGHTER
ember her forever.
"As I wake each morning to start a new day,
the pain of losing you never goes away.
My memories of you are so very dear,
but how I miss you and wish you were here.
I loved your style and loved your grace,
but most of all, I miss your smiling face. I miss you more and more mum every single day, your always in my thoughts and right here with me in my heart, sleep peacefully my beautiful mum until we meet again XXXX
"always in my thoughts mum forever in my heart xxx miss you more every day xxx"
"Happy Mothers day my beautiful Mummy i love and miss you so very much <3"
"good night god bless my mam and i do hear what your saying to me XX everything will be ok i promise XX love you loads and more XXXX"
"love and miss you my beautiful mum thinking of you like i always do every second minute hour of every day XXXXXXXXXXXXXX"
"just wanted to say hello mum and hope your resting in peace xxxxxx"
"night night sleep tight mum xx"
"Ps all your wisdom as you know has helped me so much these past few years X"
"Hello mum just wanted to say I love you and feel your presence with me everyday X love your youngest daughter joanne X"
"Prayers sent to heaven, to God above, to surround you with kisses and all my love. I miss you Mum more than words can say love your Lorry xxxx"
"FOR YOU MUM X"
"i miss you more than anyone could ever know X"
"Sleep peacefully mum till we meet again,Miss you mum more every day XXXXXXXX"
"Miss you my beautiful mum more than you could ever imagine,You are always in my heart and forever in my thoughts XXXX"
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