In Memory

Catherine Andringa

Catherine Andringa (Faculty)

St. Petersburg Times (FL) - February 20, 1987
Deceased Name: Catherine Andringa, business teacher at Northeast High School since 1970
ST. PETERSBURG - Catherine ''Cathy'' Andringa, 42, a teacher of business at Northeast High School since 1970, died of cancer Thursday (Feb. 19, 1987) at her residence, 850 Rafael Blvd. NE. At Northeast High, Mrs. Andringa was ''a very active lady,'' according to Lynda Schoonover, a longtime colleague in the business education department. For many years, she served on the faculty advisory committee at Northeast, Mrs. Schoonover said, and was department chairman for three years. ''Maybe 10 years ago she taught night school,'' Mrs. Schoonover said, and also taught in the gifted program at St. Petersburg Junior College. Until recently Mrs. Andringa was a member of the board of directors of the Pinellas County Teachers Credit Union. She was a past member of the credit union supervisory committee. She came here in 1969 from her native Greensboro, N.C. Mrs. Andringa was a graduate of Florida Southern College, Lakeland, where she belonged to Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She also belonged to Riviera United Methodist Church, Delta Kappa Gamma, the Business Education Association of Pinellas and the Pinellas Adult Vocational Association. Survivors include her husband Henry J. ''Hank; '' two sons, Robert Scott Andringa and Brett Edwards Andringa, St. Petersburg; and two sisters, Linda Hughes and Libby Happel, both of Greensboro. A memorial will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Riviera United Methodist Church, 175 62nd Ave. N, with Rev. Glenn L. Quam officiating. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service. The family suggested memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home, 2201 Ninth St. N, is in charge of arrangements.