Bowmanville ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Pieter VerkuylWednesday, August 2, 2017
Dirk Verkuyl and the late Durktje (Willemse). Loving husband of Gerdina (Voskamp). Dear father of Dick Verkuyl and his wife Joan of Newcastle, Patricia and her husband John Vermeulen of Bowmanville, John Verkuyl and his wife Rose of Bowmanville, Henry Verkuyl of Courtice, and Jody and her husband John TerHaar of Codrington. Brother of Marie, Harry, Matthew, Dirk and John. Predeceased by his sisters, Elly, Corrie, Johanna, and his brother Hendrik. Sadly missed by his 18 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and his many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 204 Main Street, Brighton, on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 10 o’clock. Service to follow in the Church at 11 o’clock. Interment Carrying Place Annex Cemetery. The family would like to thank all of the staff of Fosterbrooke, and Pastor Paul, for their kind and compassionate care, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Fosterbrooke Long Term Care Home Residence Council would be appreciated. Arrangements in care of the Brighton Funeral Home (613-475-2121). www.rushnellfamilyservices.com...
Rev. Jelle NutmaTuesday, May 9, 2017
Grietje Nutma, February 22, 1928, in Oostrum, Friesland, The Netherlands. He is predeceased by his brothers Jaap, and Sjouk. He ministered in 11 churches: Athens, 1957, Acton, 1959, Dundas, 1963, Bowmanville, 1966, Wyoming, 1971, Thunder Bay, 1977, Smithville, 1981, Rocky Mountain House, 1986, Strathroy, 1990. Until we meet again dad. Visitation at STONEHOUSE-WHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, 11 Mountain Street, GRIMSBY (905-945-2755) on Thursday, May 11, 2017, from 5 - 8 p.m. The Funeral Service will take place at Mountainview Christian Reformed Church, 290 Main Street East, Grimsby, on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial contributions to Parkinson Canada would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
Ronald ArendsFriday, March 17, 2017
Cottages on Wheels and Brighton Rv Spa. Beloved husband of Amanda Arends (DeMille) – 6 years. Dear father of Joshua, Logan, and Devon. Survived by his brother Clare and his wife Susan (Bowmanville), and his first wife Cheryel Gibson (Lindsay). Revered grandson-in-law of Shirley Bigford, son-in-law of Donald and Brenda DeMille. Cherished brother, brother-in-law, uncle, grand uncle, cousin and friend to many. A Celebration of Ron’s Life will be held at the Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 204 Main Street, Brighton on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 1 o’clock, with a light lunch and fellowship to follow. Cremation with interment in Bowmanville Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Campbellford Memorial Hospital Foundation, or your local humane society. Arrangements in care of the Brighton Funeral Home, (613 475-2121). www.rushnellfamilyservices.com...
Catherine PriceWednesday, February 8, 2017
ST. GERTRUDE’S CATHOLIC CHURCH (690 King Street E., Oshawa) on Saturday February 11th at 11am.
Cathy loved a good gathering of family and friends. She enjoyed her years out at Bowmanville Golf and Country Club with her golfing pals. Dedicated and proud of her career with both the Provincial and Federal Government and the time she spent volunteering and organizing charity events for the United Way.
Cathy will also be dearly missed by her large extended family and many friends. She will be in the hearts of many forever.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or CMHA and may be done online at www.armstrongfuneralhome.net...
Allan BollenbachThursday, January 19, 2017
Allan John Bollenbach
April 2, 1936 – January 15, 2017
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville at the age of 80 with his loving family by his side. Beloved husband of the late Rita Marie Bollenbach, loving father to Brenda Blum of Newmarket and Cindy Bollenbach (Paul) of Oshawa, and caring grandfather to Meghan, Sarah, and Nicholas. Big Al will be remembered for his community volunteer work through the Kenora Lion’s Club, his luck when playing cards, and his love for fishing on the Lake of the Woods. Cremation has occurred and a private family gathering will take place at a later date. Donations may be made to the Lake of the Woods District Hospital. At peace and reunited with the love of his wife.
Albert Frank Czapski - Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteSaturday, March 2, 2019
He was preceded in death by a twin sister, Alberta Dorsey.
Albert was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Westville. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed remote fly-fishing trips to Ontario, Canada, and golfing. He was a graduate of Westville High School, where he played football. He owned and operated Flip's Tavern for 35 years. He worked at Allied Chemical for 35 years and Thirion Glass for five years. He was on the Westville Fire Department and was former president of Westville-Belgium Sanitary District.
Private services and entombment were held at Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum, Danville, with Fr. Robert Hoffmann officiating.
Memorials may be made to Westville Public Library.
Rortvedt Funeral Services, Tilton, assisted the family. Online condolences at rortvedtfuneralservices.com.
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11-year-old Riya Rajkumar remembered as a dreamer - CTV News WindsorSaturday, March 2, 2019
Last Updated Wednesday, February 20, 2019 7:05PM EST
BRAMPTON, Ont. -- An 11-year-old girl allegedly killed by her father in southern Ontario was a dreamer, a dancer and a singer who "always saw the good in every situation."
It was standing room only at an Etobicoke funeral home as friends and family of Rajkumar gathered on Wednesday.
In a eulogy delivered during the Hindu service, which was held at the Lotus Funeral and Cremation Centre on Wednesday morning, Riya was described as a "positive child" who loved life and "saw the good in every situation."
On Tuesday night, about 100 mourners gathered to listen to speeches, poems and songs as the community remembered Riya Rajkumar in Brampton, Ont.
"My daughter Riya was taken from me too early," Priya Ramdin, who did not attend the vigil, said in a statement read by Peel police Deputy Chief Chris McCord.
"She never liked to be negative and always saw the good in every situation. If I'm ever upset, she would say 'Mama, don't be sad, look at the positives."'
The day Riya died -- Valentine's Day -- was also her and her mother's birthdays.
"Early that day, we went to do our nails and her choice of colour was red," Ramdin said.
"She was so excited for her birthday, looking forward to having dinner later that evening. Never did I think that my daughter woul...
'A launching pad to start over': Three women find new lives with support of Kingston Interval House - The Kingston Whig-StandardSaturday, March 2, 2019
Australia.She described their life Down Under as "very comfortable," and admitted their new one in Kingston was a significant transition. She wants to work, but she's found that Ontario's social assistance has made it next to impossible. She said the problem is that if you earn more than $500 a month, the province starts taxing it dollar-for-dollar up to 50 per cent. After 50 per cent, a person loses social assistance and any benefits, she said."It makes it frightening. I know why people don't want to get off of it," Wiwchar said."I went to an employment agency and was told basically I'm unemployable to them … I went home and I cried. How am I unemployable? I worked as a medic, as a makeup artist, I managed retail, and I have office training."Kerry is also on disability due to severe arthritis and is diagnosed bipolar. Her life has not been an easy one. In the winter of 2016 she says police recommended she reach out to Interval House because her ex-boyfriend, who constantly assaulted and stole from Kerry, had been released on parole and hadn't attended his halfway house."He just came and went as he pleased," Kerry said of her relationship with the man. "His whole family for six years just totally took over my life … he would inject me [with hydromorphone] while I was sleeping."At one point, she said, he kept her overdosed for three days so that he could steal her medications. Her 10-year-old son and dog at the time waited for her to wake."My son just laid with me," Kerry said. "He should have called an ambulance but he was afraid he'd be taken away."Taking her medications left her mentally unstable and unable to fully care for herself. Eventually it hospitalized her for five months, forcing Family and Children's Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington to take her preteen son away.Kerry was once a successful medical secretary. She says she was good at her job, but she was addicted to crack cocaine. She was introduced to the drug by another former partner who was also abusive.When she learned that her former partner was being released and was on the run, she was scared that he'd kill her. She called Interval House, stayed in the shelter for six months, and then lived in one of Robin's Hope's accessible units for nearly a year and a half.Kerry has been clean for three and a half years and gives back to Interval House by running painting classes at Robin's Hope. Kerry has also done her best to separate herself from destructive people, and while her sister has custody of her son, she said that relationship is becoming stronger every visit.Kerry explains you have to want to get better."I wanted to do the programs. You don't realize about how naive you are about red flags [in relationships] and boundaries," Kerry said. "I didn't realize how much of a sucker I felt I was, but also how mentally unhealthy I felt that I was to let someone control my mind like that. Call you stupid, make you feel less than."Making Claire feel she was "less than" was her former spouse's strategy to control her. A highly educated woman with a doctorate, Claire was often invited to speak at conferences around the wo...