Poels-Ruyter, Betty

Poels-Ruyter, Betty

April 23rd, 2017

With broken hearts we announce the passing of Betty Poels-Ruyter of London. Betty passed away peacefully Sunday morning, April 23rd, 2017. Betty was born in Oeffelt, Netherlands to her late parents Antoon and Anna Poels. She is survived by her husband Peter Ruyter, to whom she was married for 52 years. She was the loving mother of Annette Ruyter (Nick) of Taiwan, Jeff Ruyter (Jehan) of Maple Ridge, BC, Petula Ruyter (Lorne) of Chestermere, AB and Luke Ruyter (Carrie) of Lucan, ON. Proud Oma of grandchildren: Jason, Eric, Andrew, Ashley, Kyle, Jeremiah, Mackenzie, Olivia, Jaxson and one great-grandchild Lillith. Sadly missed by her sisters and brothers. She is predeceased by brother Toon Poels, sister Joan DeBrouwer, brother-in-law Harry Bongers and sister-in-law Diane Poels. She is survived by sisters Mary Bongers of Niagara Falls, Ann Marie & Bernie DeBrouwer of Morpeth, Josie & Willy Fransen of London and her sister-in-law Jeanne Poels of the Netherlands. She is survived  by her brothers Jan & Truus Poels of the Netherlands, Piet & Diel Poels of the Netherlands, Jack Poels of Thamesford, Jerry & Margaret Poels of London, Cor & Betty Poels of Highgate, Wim & Diny Poels of the Netherlands and brother-in-law Chris DeBrouwer. She brought love and laughter to everyone. The celebration of Betty's life will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, with visitation starting at 1:00 p.m. Any act of love or kindness will be a fitting memorial to Betty or in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. 

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Jerry and Margaret PoelsWe cannot even begin to understand what you are going through right now, but we would like to offer our prayers and condolences to all of the family during this difficult time. Uncle Jerry and Aunt Margaret
Steve & Anita Ralph - PoelsWe are so sorry for your loss. Our condolences. Tante bets will be missed x
Brenda poels and family We are so sorry for your loss. If there was an aunt to make an effort to speak to everyone in the family that would be Tante Bets. Miss her very much and sending my condolences to you all. Xoxo
Amy and Andrew BedardLuke and Carrie, we are so sorry for your loss. Your pain is all too familiar, prayers to you all. Much love ❤️
Alison and Jason BurtI am sorry to hear this news. Carrie and Luke we will definitely be thinking of you guys and the children as you try to cope with this huge loss.
Tony & Shelley PoelsWe are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this very difficult time.
Diny & Wim PoelsOur condolences with sudenly having to say good by to your Wife Mom and (great)Oma. For us it is very nice that we look back at our last nice meeting in the beginning of April, but who thought this would be our last good bye Howdo wa Bets
Hilde Poels & familyTante Bets knew the importance of family and always made an effort to attend reunions. I am thankful I had an opportunity to be a part of their 50th wedding anniversary celebration. That day is how I will remember her..... looking beautiful, happy, smiling and elegantly dancing the night away. She will be missed dearly by us all. Rest in peace Tante Bets.
Barbara van BakelCondolences to the family and friends. Your memories will live on through each of you
Paul, Pam, Nadine and Matt BongersWe are all so sorry for your loss. Tante Bets always had a smile on her face. She will be sadly missed. Our condolences are with all of you at this difficult time
Willy and Josie Our deepest sympathies are with you and your family at this time of grieving.Those we love who pass away live on in us through our memories.
BCCSS Technology ServicesDear Jeff and family Our sincere condolences on the recent loss of your mother. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. From: Your friends and colleagues at BCCSS Technology Services
Antoine samsonSo sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts xo
Carol tony and Daniel Tante bets will be missed. Sincere condolences from all of us
Fraser Health InformaticsJeff and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts as you grieve and remember.
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