Van Luyk, Helena "Leny"

May 29th, 2017

At home, with her family by her side, Leny Van Luyk, in her 82nd year, passed peacefully on May 29, 2017. Beloved wife for 60 years of Art Van Luyk. Loving mother of Mya Kitts (Van Luyk), Diana Vestering (Gary), Nancy Joyal (the late Rick) and Wendy Van Luyk. Cherished Oma of Casey, Adrian (Tara), Madeleine (Nick), David and Madison. Dearly missed by family in the Niagara region and in Holland, and by friends far and wide. Predeceased by her brothers Ben, Dick and Joop, and sister Ria. Leny and Art immigrated to Canada in 1957, created a loving family with four cherished daughters, and founded Van Luyk Greenhouses – a family-run business for 47 years. An avid knitter, card player, bowler, and amazing Mom and Oma, Leny will be greatly missed by all. Special thanks to the many healthcare providers for their care and support. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 31st from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the memorial service will be conducted on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Leny are asked to consider the London Regional Cancer Program - “Pancreatic Cancer Fund #81-404-30”.

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Brigitta GlintzRemembering an aunt full of courage, strength, love, wisdom, beauty and so often of laughter. That is a gift our mothers gave us, the ability to laugh. I think I will always be able to hear Tante Leny's laughter. She will be missed. Wishing you all much strength in the time ahead.
Betty and Stephen BoltonBetty and I are so sorry for your loss.
Willy & Sammi King- VesteringWe are very sad to hear this news. Are thoughts are with you.
Monique and Tony VanderSchotOur sincere condolences with the passing of Lenie. We always enjoyed her company when she was visiting friends in St. Marys. We will remember her positive outlook on life and her great smile. Monique and Tony VanderSchot
Clara McVittieMya, So sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. Thinking of you and your family during this very difficult time in your lives. With deepest sympathy....
Dennis Grootscholten Dear familie my deapest condolences. Tante Leny whas a great husband, and a great mother of four great and beautiful daughters. We gone miss you aunt Leny and still love you for ever. Uncle Aad, Mya, Diane, Nancy and Wendy a lot of strength and love in this very sad period. Thingking of you guy's, and in my mind i am with you.
Dennis Grootscholten Dear familie my deapest condolences. Tante Leny whas a great husband, and a great mother of four great and beautiful daughters. We gone miss you aunt Leny and still love you for ever. Uncle Aad, Mya, Diane, Nancy and Wendy a lot of strength and love in this very sad period. Thingking of you guy's, and in my mind i am with you.
Diane MirloccaMya So sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. My deepest and sincerest condolences to you and your family.
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