Van Den Akker, Paul Joseph

Van Den Akker, Paul Joseph

August 10th, 2016

Surrounded by family at home on Wednesday, August 10th, 2016, Paul Van Den Akker of London in his 54th year.  Beloved husband of Laura Gibson and son of Mary and the late Bert Van Den Akker (1982).  Loving father of Leanna Van Den Akker (Joe Hazelwood), Holly (Dave) Ross, Ashley Van Den Akker, and Sadie Gibson.  Much loved grandfather to Caleb, Jayden, Carter, Layla and Quinn.  Dear brother of Nell (John Howse), Ricky Ager, Ken (Janet), John (Fran), Fritz (Diane), Teresa Johnston, Mary (Joe Joosten), Betty (Desmond Lam) and Angela (Paul Andersen).  Dear brother-in-law of Hugh Gibson and Ormah-Lee Jacobs.  Will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his brother Bert (1980).  Visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.  Interment, Oakland Cemetery.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Paul are asked to consider the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.

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AmberlynnMy sincerest condolences to the family of Paul. He was such a loving man, he will be missed dearly. I'm so glad I had the chance to know him. Xox Amber
Janine DaleWords cant express my sadness for the Vandenakker family and the loss of your dad. May the comfort of your family and friends help you through this difficult time. Love you guys.
JessicaSending thoughts and prayers to your family during this difficult time. We are extremely sorry for your loss! Xo Bruno, Jessica and family!
Lindsay BakerMy sincerest condolences to the Vandenakker family and friends of Paul. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you all love.
Jean and MurrayWe shared some awesome times together. It didn't matter if it was a party, conversation in the garage, or working on the job site, it was always a blast. Paul was an exception to most, he showed his emotion and did more than you could ever ask for. We will truly miss him. To the family, we will always be here for you.
Eric Prendergast I didn't know Paul but I know his daughters and niece who are all wonderful young woman, I believe our children are a reflection of ourselves and that being said I believe Pauls legacy and spirt will Lieberman on through his daughters, grandchildren and family. My deepest condolences.
Eric Prendergast I didn't know Paul but I know his daughters and niece who are all wonderful young woman, I believe our children are a reflection of ourselves and that being said I believe Pauls legacy and spirt will live on through his daughters, grandchildren and family. My deepest condolences.
Ivana CekicI would like to express my sorrow and condolences to you Laura and your family.
Bruce and GailMay the Lord bless and comfort you and your family during time of grief. Paul will greatly be missed.
Dagmar and ChuckOur prayers go out ot you at this difficult time. May his memories give you peace.
Bob SchramDear Angela & Family May the warm memories of Paul's smile comfort you as you all remember the special person he is to your family. Know that we all care and wish to comfort you as well. Best regards Your friends at Sterling Marking Products Bob
Linda/Scott SproulMay care and love of those around you provide comfort through the days ahead. Our most sincere condolences.
Jodi grahamI haven't seen Paul in years but growing up next door to his nieces and nephews, I remember him as the funny uncle as he had orange hair and a smile that could brighten a room. He always teased me about being Adams girlfriend and I would get so mad! Rip uncle paul, and my sincere condolences to his family, my friends, and all whom had the pleasure of knowing Paul.
Rick and Jackie WilkinsonDear Jessica and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and I know Paul will be greatly missed as Rick thought the world of him. Jackie and Rick Wilkinson
barry mckeonI've known paul for almost 50 years. He was a caring father, a wonderful brother, a down to earth family man anf a great friend. I loved him and I share your pain. H can never be replaced. Please know he loved you all.... he told me so.
Linda and Norm PassiDear Laura, We are so sorry for your loss . Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Linda and Norm
Mark FloriancicI was sorry to hear the sad news. I have many fond memories as childhood friends. Sympathy goes to Paul‘s entire family during this difficult time. Rest in Peace Paul.
Sharon (Teall) and Mark KennElizabeth and Desmond, I learned of your brother's passing through his dear friends Jean and Murray. Although we haven't spoken in years, I wanted to extend my condolences to you and your family. May the happy memories bring you comfort.
Larry FloriancicSo unexpected to hear, too young to leave us. Paul we will meet again.
Henry KeithDear Laura and family, (Hugh and Orma), I was sorry to hear hear of Paul's passing. Our thoughts are with you in this difficult time. Please accept our sincere condolences. Henry
Sue LalondeDear Teresa, I am so sorry to hear of your brother's passing, my deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Sue
James and Ana FinlayOur sincere condolences to the family. Paul was a great friend and just incredible human being with heart of gold. He was a family man and loving father. We called him Marlboro man among friends for his looks and charming smile. Paul you will be sadly missed but always loved!
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