August 11, 2016
- Passed peacefully away at Tiffany Village, St. John’s. She was predeceased by her husband Pieter, sister Tineke and brother Jan in the Netherlands, and daughter-in-law Elizabeth in Newfoundland. She is survived by her four sons, John (Miranda), Harold (Jennifer), Danny (Mena) and Derrick. She is remembered by her beloved grandchildren, Christopher, Erin, Katie, Lesley, Alex, Matthew and Catherine and her great-grandchildren Jack, Benjamin, Frederick and Rory, who all knew her by the name, Oma. Also leaving to mourn are sisters Ada, in Toronto, and Wilma, brother Henk (Riet), sister-in-law Ina, all in the Netherlands, as well as other relatives and friends. Our family wishes to express deepest admiration and thanks to the staff of Tiffany Village for their loving care and support during our mother’s last years. We would also like to thank Elisabeth’s many friends for their help and kindness. Visitation will take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, Sunday, August 14, 2016 from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral service to be held at St. David’s Presbyterian Church, 98 Elizabeth Avenue, on Monday, August 15, 2016 at 2 pm with a reception following in the church hall. A private interment will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Elisabeth’s memory may be made to St. David’s Presbyterian Church or Presbyterian World Service and Development.
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