van Heerwaarden, Christina Anna Maria

van Heerwaarden, Christina Anna Maria

May 16th, 2015

Passed away peacefully, with family at her side, at Victoria Hospital on Saturday, May 16th, 2015, at the age of 83.  Loving wife of Cornelius “Cees” van Heerwaarden for 60 years.  Dear mother and mother-in-law of Harry (Liz), Gary (Margaret) and Jeff (Janet).  Cherished Oma of Nicole, Jacob, Emily, Lucas and Sam.  Dear sister of Bertus Meyerink (Annie), and loving aunt of many nieces and nephews.  Christina was predeceased by her siblings Johanna, Anna, Bernardus and Tinus.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London.  The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 777 Valetta Street, London, on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.  Interment of ashes at St. Peter’s Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Christina are asked to consider The Lung Association.

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Liz & George HardemanOur deepest sympathies to all the family. You have lost a strong and fun loving member. May happy memories of her life give you peace and comfort.
Gerard & Hennie MeijerinkDear Cees, Harry, Gary, Jeffrey and families, We will remember 'tante Stien' as a joyful and optimstic person. We have admired her dedication for Cees after his accident so many years ago. We wish you all lots of strength these difficult days. Gerard and Hennie Meijerink
Ben and BettyDear Cess, Harry and Liz, Gary and Margret and Jeff and Janet and all the grandchildren, Our memories of Christine are forever! Allthough she lived in Canada we felt here nereby. Every time we had contact as well in Canada or by phone we felt very close. Always joy and laughing! She deserves to rest in peace after caring and loving her family and friends.
Ankie MeijerinkDear Cees, Harry and Liz, Gary and Margaret and Jeff and Janet and all the grandchildren. My deepest sympathies for all of you. I think that she is now talking and laughing with aunt Johanna. I hope that the good memories wil help you in the difficult days you have at this moment. All my love for all of you Ankie Meijerink
Ed SchalkDear Cees, Harry, Gary and Jeff, my deepest sympathy on your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. I have many fond memories of your mom when you guys lived on Reynolds.
Peter & Tineke MeijerinkDear uncle Cees, Harry & Liz, Gary & Margret and Jeff & Janet. Unexpectedly we received the news of the death of our dear aunt Stien. We wish you a lot of power to process the large loss of your wife and mother.
Frank & Monique MeijerinkDear Family, our condolences with the loss of "Tante Stien". We wish you all strength in these difficult times.
Piet & Annie I would like you personally condole with the loss of you great love Stien. One woman out of thousands and not only for you, but also within the family a very warm personality. We (Annie and Piet) will its warm and generous smile and certainly miss her keen interest to everyone in the family. With her dedication to the children, but also certainly she forced a lot of admiration and appreciation to you in this difficult difficult time. Our Barry will receive its top with open arms because I am convinced and she will have her well deserved rest. Cees we wish you a lot of strength in the coming period and hope you can find peace in your heart and can be proud on the woman she has done for you and the kids. Even Harry, Gary and Jeffrey wife and kids we want to show our condolences and wishes for strength next time. A firm handshake and a big hug to the family of Annie and your brother Piet.
Rick & Pat HartenWe are so very sorry to hear of the passing of your beautiful Mom. We can picture in our minds her smiling face and pleasant nature. Please know we are holding you in our hearts and thoughts. Bless all of you. Much love Pat, Rick and Family
Sylvia van den Bosch My mother, Vera van Heerwaarden, sent me the sad news of your loss , my condolences to all of you . I wish you all , especially Uncle Kees , a lot of strength to bear this loss. Love from the Netherlands, your niece Silvia van den Bosch
AngelaI want to say how sorry I am for your loss. I have had the pleasure and joy of being able to care for Christine at her home at Glendale. It was also such a joy to see her each day! She was always so kind and appreciative. Always making us laugh and smile :) I called her Grandma a lot as she reminded me of my own .... There is a large void here at the village as we all, staff & residents alike can feel her absence each day. Christine will be forever in our hearts! Angela S xo
The Coulter FamilyOur sincerest condolences to you and your family. She was an incredible woman and Mary and I have very fond memories of her. She was strong and proud and always had a smile on her face and an open invitation in her heart. Love The Coulters
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