Peacefully at South Huron Hospital, Exeter on Saturday, March 26, 2011 in his 90th year of Hensall. Beloved husband of the late Maria Bogaert (1999). Dear father of Martha and Bill, Ed and Marianne, George and Zvezdana, Agnes and Gilles, Paul and Susan, Lucy and Mark, Dorothy, John and Lisa, and Jeanette. Beloved Opa to: Erica, Dianne, Gregory, Ian and Randy; Jeremy (Catherine), Jaclyn (Aaron), Chris, Michelle, and Justine; Alexander; Maria (Craig), John and Leo; Emma, Fiona and Owen; David and Emily; and Tia, Nicholas and Anna. Blessed with great grandchildren: Brianna, Duncun, Alec, Gregor, Gwendolyn and Tyler. Dear brother of Guust and Diana, Edmund and Anne, and Louisa de Nijs. Dear brother-in-law of Louis and Regina, Florentina, Richard and Dini, Annie, Paul and Joan, Theo and Irene, Johanna, Achiel and Edith. Predeceased by sisters Agnes and Maria, a brother Theo, and brothers-in-law Arthur, Edmund, Gys, Cyriel, Ernest and Omere.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, one west of Main, Exeter on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The Funeral Mass will be held at Precious Blood Church, 200 Sanders Street West, Exeter on Wednesday, March 30th at 11:30 AM with Father Len Desjardins presiding. Interment Exeter Cemetery. Parish prayers will be said in the funeral home Tuesday evening at 8 PM.
Donations to the Precious Blood Building Fund or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by family.