Date: Tuesday 4th August 2020
A private family funeral service will be held.
Audrey Teresa McKee
Peacefully on Sunday 26th July 2020, with her children, Audrey aged 77 years passed away.
Loving wife of the late Andy, devoted Mam of Valerie, Sandra, Deborah, Sharon, James and the late John and Andrew. Doting Nana to her many grandchildren, also a cherished great Nana, treasured big sister and good friend to many.
Audrey was born in Whitehaven, Cumbria and lived there until 1964 when she moved to Lancashire. She spent 45 years married to her much loved husband Andy until he passed away in 2006.
Audrey had numerous jobs but her main role and priority was caring and supporting her family and many more. In her younger years Audrey was a keen dancer who described herself as ‘the jiving Queen.’
Audrey spent her final 10 months in The Hollies residential home being lovingly care for by the dedicated staff.
Audrey will be deeply missed but fondly remembered by her family and all who had the pleasure of knowing and loving her.
Flowers are welcome in memory of Audrey or if you would like to make a donation on behalf of Audrey to The Alzheimer’s Society please click on the donate button below.
Please feel free to leave a message for Audrey’s online memorial book by completing the form below.
MESSAGES for the family Audrey Teresa McKee
Heaven has gained a Beautiful Angel. RIP Audrey
Although I never met Audrey, I heard so many loving things from one of her loving daughters Deborah and her many recollections of how positive and wonderful her mum was, she will be massively missed and my heart goes out to all her family at this very sad time.
I had the pleasure of knowing Audrey since I was a young kid and every time I met her she was always cheerful she was a hard working lady I have fond memories of her so sorry for your loss to Val Sandra Debra and Sharon and James love to you all at this sad time xxx
It was such a pleasure to have looked after Audrey at the hollies she was muched loved by us all I will miss her very much she may be gone but she will never be forgotten, thinking of the family at this sad time. I hope your dancing in the sky xx
Margaret, Marie, John, Damian, David and Chiri8
Sending our heartfelt condolences to all the family xxxx we lost mum in December and I know how you are feeling.
Jimmy and Mag Tomlinson
What can I say you all know how much my mum and dad loved Audrey, Mags loved her best friend Audrey. Best friends for life. Sleep tight Audrey god bless now you’re with Andy, Andrew and John. RIP to our darling friend xxxx
Thinking of you all in the saddest of times. I will always hold lots of special, happy memories of my childhood Holidays with Aunty Audrey. and all of you. Lots of love, RIP Aunty. Audrey. Love from NZ.
Although estranged for quite some years, I will always fondly remember my many years growing up and being welcomed as a holiday visitor by you all. Aunty Aud always made dinner stretch that little bit further and her door was always open. There was never a dull moment in the busy but loving home. From fireplace brasses to lobsters squealing in the army size stock pot, I have so many cherished memories. I have you all to thank for that. Please know my heart and love is with you all xxx
R.I.P Audrey . I spent a lot of time when I was a little girl in and out your house with your granddaughter and son James. You was always very happy. You will be sadly missed. Fly high xx
Mothers hold their children’s hands a while, their hearts forever. Sincere condolences to Valerie, Sandra, Deborah, Sharon and James. Rest in peace Aud. xxx
|Janet Trevor John James And Samantha|
I have many many happy childhood memories we were always in each others houses on Winckley Rd 12 kid between 2 house, they was always something going on. You were my mum best friend always there for each other. God bless Audrey you’re now with Andy John and Andrew. So sorry for your loss Valerie Sandra Deborah Sharon and James xx
So many fond memories of you Audrey, 100 Barnes Street was a proper family home, full of people and all of us made to feel welcome, funny things to remember but I always remember the sock box with everyone’s socks in it, the barbecue beef super noodles for tea, Andy being in forts arms and you not best pleased about it, the phone box across from forts, where we always joked that we would get it decorated for you because you were always there, or and this is for you only Audrey, you trumping , I thought it was amazing, you didn’t care, I now know that’s because you were surrounding by a loving accepting family, and that’s what I took from being at your house, nothing matters as long as you have love when your at home , and you gave that endlessly, I am happy that I was part of that family.
I had the pleasure of knowing Audrey since i was a child. She was the most beautiful lady inside and out. I will always have fond memories of this very special lady. R I P Audrey.
|So many many happy times we had growing up together on Winckley Rd. number 7 and Number 11, mum and Audrey best mates me dad and Andy never far apart.Best years of our lives wish we could do it all again. Loved Audrey like me second mum. RIP Darling you’re going to be missed so much. Val Sandra Deb Sharon and James my love and prayers to you all xxx|
Councillor Tim O’Kane
Rest easy Audrey. Now you can catch up on 14 years without Andy. Go easy on him Audrey!
Goodnight god bless lovely Audrey, deepest sympathy to all the family xx
So sorry for your loss, Audrey was a lovely lady. God bless x
|Where do I being……Audrey was like my second mum x such beautiful childhood memories. Many laughs and tears throughout the years x Dad was Andy’s best friend mum was Audrey’s best friend x Audrey was my go to when ever I needed out she used to be my voice of reasoning! RIP Audrey always in my heart never forgotten I will hold on to my beautiful memories forever. Xx Thank you for being such a beautiful part of my childhood and adult life xx love always xx|
RIP Audrey Such beautiful childhood memories of growing with your family xx never out of each other’s house you where my mums best friend Andy was my dads best friends Audrey was always my “go to person” shared many laughs shared many tears. Always in my heart Audrey sleep tight xx Sincere condolences to Val, Sandra, Debra, Sharon and James.
I was so young when our Andy married Audrey I saw her as more of a sister than an in law and she always made us all welcome I loved our Audrey with all my heart rip Audrey.💔💔💔 my heart goes out to you all..deepest sympathy to all the family xxx
To Val and all the family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all so sorry for your loss of your mummy may Audrey rest in peace with your daddy now 💙
Thinking of you all at this very difficult time x
Audrey you was like a mum to me when I was a child always had time for me you was such a lovely lady any in my eyes a shining star happy to have known you all my life god bless and rest in please.
Such a lovely happy lady that I know will be truly missed by so many. That cheeky grin should never be forgotten, and that mischievous laugh will hopefully surround you all on the day you say your final goodbyes. Now reunited with her Andy they will together be smiling down on you all. Lots of love Karen, Simon and family xx
You were a very special mam nana and great grandma sister and wife to our wonderful brother Andy, you will be so sadly missed by all that knew you, Audrey you were the best of sister in laws we could wish to have ,we all love you and hope your resting place is peaceful and you meet again all the loved ones you lost, you are a bright star our Audrey and will shine above all. You wonderful angel, god bless and good night, condolences to all your beautiful family xxx
|My thoughts are with you all. Audrey and Andy were the first people I met when I moved here forty yrs ago, fellow Cumbrians, lovely people . Audrey was always so nice to me I thought a lot of her and always admired her. RIP Audrey xxx|
Maryann and Family
Love to you all at this sad time, RIP Audrey a beautiful amazing lady xxx
I am uncle Andy’s niece (Barry’s daughter) and I have such fond memories of them both. I am so sorry and upset to here of her passing, they were both a amazing part of our childhood! We were very blessed to have them be a part of our lives. Auntie Audrey was a great, living and kind woman and will be missed by many. R.I.P, I hope you are at rest with uncle Andy now. Love you both lots. X
Jean & Jon
Happy memories of our get togethers at the Hare & Hounds xx how we all laughed xx love you Audrey
Aunty was the most funnniest, always used to out a smile on my face when I walked threw her door. she came out with some real funny stories too it. uncle andy and auntie Audrey always used to take the Mick out of each other which also had me in stitches i will miss her dearly and hope that her and uncle andy are up there reunited.
|Audrey was my next door neighbour in Adelaide Street CLM in the early 2000s along with her late husband Andy. Fantastic and lovely people they were, we will see you both in heaven, may God rest your souls|