Carmen O. Andrade
Carmen O. Andrade
  • July 16, 1934 - November 4, 2017
  • Glendale, Arizona

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Carmen O. Andrade passed away on November 4, 2017.

She was born on July 16, 1934 in Phoenix to the late Adolfo and Juana Ojeda.

Carmen lived her whole life in Glendale.

She was dedicated to her family. A loving wife, mother, and the best Nana. Carmen was a big AZ Diamondbacks fan, rarely missing a game on TV. She also loved her Novelas. Carmen loved to spend time doing crossword puzzles and playing board games. She was passionate about gardening, always having beautiful flowers and plants in and around the house. Carmen was the best cook, everything she made was with love. Her tortillas were the best when she was able to make them. But the tamales were the greatest. Carmen also liked to sew and crochet.

She married Victor Andrade, Sr., on August 21, 1954.

Carmen is survived by her loving husband Victor, five children Victor Jr. (Christine Stockton), Robert (Lisa Mace), Andrew (Anna), Annette & Carolyn. Carmen was adored by her 16 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and 13 great great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two children Eugenia & George and two sisters Juana Vega & Rosalia Rodriguez.

Family and friends are invited to a viewing on Monday, November 13, 2017 from 10-11AM at West Resthaven Funeral Home, 6450 W. Northern Avenue, Glendale. A rosary and funeral service will follow at 11AM.