Jane Elizabeth Andrews, 40, of Springfield, passed from this world in the arms of our Loving Savior at 12:09 pm, Monday, October 8, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born April 9, 1972 in Springfield, to Jack and Carol (Ervin) Andrews.
She is survived by her adored and adoring son, Brandon Michael Andrews of Springfield; her parents Jack and Carol Andrews of Springfield; her brother, John Patrick (Stephanie) Andrews of Alexandra, VA; one sister Jackie (Richard) Wright of Urbana; three nephews, Joey, Johnny and Tommy Wright; special friend, Kurt Wisner; her loving aunts and uncles, Burt and Dorothy Andrews, Maryrita and David Jackson, Frieda and Dick Howard and Bob and Joan Howard; many cousins and her dog, Haustifer.
She was preceded in death by her brother Timmy, her paternal grandparents, Zola and Burt Andrews and her maternal grandparents Rita Ann and Hugh Ervin.
Jane graduated from Sacred Heart Griffin in 1990; attended Lincoln Land Community College and SIU-E. She was previously employed by UIS Auditorium and The Prairie Capital Convention Center as an event coordinator. She was currently an employee of the Springfield School District 186.
Jane will be remembered for her huge capacity for love and compassion of everyone. Her special joy and pride was her son, Brandon. She had a passion for and talent in the culinary arts. She catered several events and made each one special. She enjoyed spending time with her son, Brandon and the game of golf.
Visitation: 5-7 pm, Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7 pm.
Funeral Mass: 11:30 am, Friday, October 12, 2012 at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with Reverend Peter Harman officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Brandon M. Andrews College Savings Fund at Town and Country Bank, RE: Stephanie Andrews, custodian.