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Charlotte Lorraine Andrews McEwen peacefully left us on Jan. 3, 2021 to join her Maker. She was 103 years old. She was born Aug. 24, 1917 to Dr. Vernon Lee and Edith May Andrews in Pittsburgh, Pa. Charlotte met her husband, Paul A. McEwen, and they were married in 1939. Paul passed in 2005 following 66 years of marriage while living in Exeter, Calif. Charlotte Lorraine Andrews McEwen 1917–2021 She was known as Peggy, a nickname given to her by Paul. They met through her brother, Teague Andrews, as students at University of Southern California. She is remembered lovingly as a Mom who was always there for her children, Shirie, Paulette and George. Peggy’s mother passed away when she was just five years old, and knowing what she missed in her own childhood, she made sure to surround her children with a loving, warm environment. Peggy was a full time Mom who was a fabulous cook and loved to bake. When her children walked up the hill from Kaweah Grammar School, there was always the smell of cookies or cinnamon rolls awaiting them. She instilled in them the love of home through her gardening and seasonal touches, never missing a holiday to decorate. While her children attended Kaweah Grammar School, she was actively involved as a parent doing whatever was needed in support of the teachers and school functions. Peggy was an amazing seamstress, not only making ninety percent of our clothes but endless costumes for school plays. Countless […]