Derks, Jason Gerard

Derks, Jason Gerard

November 10th, 2017

Unexpectedly on Friday, November 10th, 2017, as the result of an accident in Middlesex Centre, at the age of 30. Beloved husband and best friend of Julie Derks. Loving father of Logan and Bryson. Cherished son of Marietta (née Vandenberg) and Albert Derks. Treasured son-in-law of Ted and Teresa Brown. Loving brother of Cassandra (Robert) McFalls, Amanda Derks (Brandon Mohun), and predeceased by his sister Jennifer. Brother-in-law of Mike Brown and Brian (Ania) Brown. Devoted grandson of Mary and Gerry Derks. Jason was an amazing friend to many and will truly be missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Jason adored his wife and children, and was also proud to serve as a volunteer firefighter with the Coldstream Fire Department. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Wednesday from 1:00 – 3:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 777 Valetta Street, London on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Interment at All Saints Roman Catholic Cemetery, Strathroy. Donations in Jason’s memory will be gratefully acknowledged. 

Donations may be made payable to:

“Bryson and Logan Derks, in Trust”

(Ref. Acc’t #3515780)


and mailed to, or dropped off at:

Libro Credit Union, 1703 Richmond Street,

London, Ontario  N5X 3Y2



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    Book of Condolences

    Theresa CrosbyMy deepest sympathy and condolences go out to Jason's family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sorrowful time. Special prayers to Al and Mariette, losing a child is not easy. xox
    Kim GoorMy thoughts and prayers go out to you Julie and your family. I can`t imagine how hard this is. He is just too young. Praying for you and all the family.
    Tony and Doreen StryboschAl Derks has been my childhood friend since birth. He was one of my wedding ushers 36 years ago. My heart had been broken today when one of our children has died before us. This is not how our life is to supposed to be. Our deepest sympathy to Al and Marietta and the entire family. Our prayers are with you all. Tony and Doreen Strybosch
    Riet de WitSo sorry to hear this sad news... Please know that I am thinking of you all at this time.
    Daniel & Janet RoelandsCassandra, Robert, and all your family, We are so sad to hear this tragic news. You are all in our thoughts and prayers in this very difficult time, and we send our deepest sympathy as you remember your brother and celebrate his life. Xoxo
    Cole & Crystal LukingsOur deepest condolences during this tragic time. Julie, you and and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Rob, Tracy, Lyndsay, Matthew and Kayla DerksWe would like to offer our most humblest condolences on this tragic event. We have you all in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. He is looking down on you all from his view in heaven, still watching over you as the dedicated husband and father that we all know he is. May he rest in peace
    Donna and Norman ChubbDearest Julie, Teresa, Ted and all your family, I can't begin to imagine how incredibly terrible loosing Jason is for you. Our hearts are breaking for you. love and prayers for you all, Love Donna and Norm
    Fran EagenThere are no words that can express how much our hearts are grieving for you.
    Angela van den HeuvelDear family, Our deepest condolences during this tragic time. Words can not say enough. Love for all.
    Paul and Shirley HodgsonTo all Jason’s Family so sorry for your loss Jason was a great co worker a great co plowman and a wonderful person to be able to call a friend he will be sadly missed by such a large number of people Paul
    Sue Overdulve and family We are so sorry for your loss. Thinking about you all in a hearts and prayers.
    Mardina HeldTo Jason's Family my deepest sympathies for your loss. Jason was a great co-worker and cared very deeply about his trade. He was very involved and wanted to make things better for everyone. He will be missed by many. I am glad he was able to spend more time with his family in the past few months. May he rest in peace.
    Allyson SquireJulie, Ted and Teresa, My deepest condolences to each of you and your families. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Allyson Squire
    John and Annemie Coervers HeckmansDear Family of your beloved Jason, We heard with great sadness about the accident and death of Jason. We wish you all strength and help necessary to carry this big lost. We think of you all!! Love John and Annemie Coervers Heckmans From the Netherlands
    Anita van Kaathoven van de HeuvelMy condolences xx So very sad for all of you.
    Chris and Bill DampierOur deepest sympathy to Jason's family. May the love that surrounds you be a source of comfort at this time of such great sorrow. Chris and Bill Dampier and family.
    Jack & Jean McPhersonOur heartfelt sympathy to Jason's family , especially to Marietta, Al and family
    Sue and Ron YoungOur Deepest Sympathy goes out to our Dear friends Mariette and Al Derks . Jasons Siblings and His Precious Young Family, Julie , Logan and Bryson. Praying you feel God's loving arms wrapped around you giving you His comfort and Peace.
    claudia badaliMy Dear Amanda, I am so terribly sorry and saddened by your tragic loss. Please accept my prayers, my respects, and my deepest condolences. If there were any way I could help lessen this pain, I would do it. With my sincerest sympathies, Claudia
    Deb and Rob Andrews & familyDear Julie and your precious little ones, the Derks and Brown families We want to send our heartfelt sympathy to all of you during one of life's most difficult times. We pray that the love, faith and support from all your family and friends will help you to heal. Treasure all your special memories. May God Bless you all. Deb & Rob Andrews and family.
    Matt and Missy Rosemeyer Deepest sympathies and condolences to the entire family. Al and Marietta we are so saddened by your loss...with much love from your Friendship Family.
    Brenda PolleyTo Julie and her family and to Jason's Family my prayer and thoughts are with you at this very sad time.
    Mary Margaret GrootMy deepest sympathy to all of Jason's family. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time.
    Alice Facchina (de Gouw)My deepest sympathies to you Albert, Marietta and your whole family, at the sad news of the sudden loss of your son, brother, husband and daddy. .... so young and in the prime of his life at 30. No words can ease the pain, only the prayers and support of family and community. Take courage, and trust in God's plan that we just can't understand. Hugs to all , especially Julie and his children.
    jeannette van den elsenMy deepest sympathy and condolences. I know Marriet for so long. Live is not fair when you have to say goodbye to your second child. This should not be happen. Marrietta although we live so far apart you are in my thoughts. As wel Jasons dad,sons, wife, sisters, family in law.
    bill and elaine dunnthinking of you in your time of sorrow
    bill and elaine dunnthinking of you in your time of sorrow
    Paul and Gayle BycraftSo sorry to hear about your loss, our hearts and thoughts are with you.
    Dave and Lorie Bos and familyWe are so very sorry to hear of your heartbreaking loss. No words can heal but know that his love and good memories will always surround you. Cherish those memories. Our condolences to Al, Mariette, Julie and all the other family and friends at this time. Hugs xoxo
    Rebecca WatermanMay you find strength in your surroundings of family, friends, loved ones, and all the wonderful memories to get through this heartbreaking difficult time. Al, Marietta, Julie and all the family has my deepest sympathy and love.
    Chuck ZieglerMy deepest sympathy and condolences are with you to my dear friend and your entire family.
    Kyle WhaleyMy deepest sympathy and condolences to your family
    Toni denOtterMy sincere condolences for all the Derks and Brown Families. Thinking of you in your time of sorrow and heartache.
    Terry & Terra DeloguOur deepest condolences and sympathy during this very difficult time. There are no words that we can say to express the deep sorrow we feel for Julie and the entire Derks family. Surround yourself with family, friends and all the beautiful memories you made. Our thoughts are with you all during this very difficult time xoxo
    Joseph ChristSincere condolences to Albert and family for such a terrible loss.
    Tim HamblenSo sorry for your loss Albert and Marietta. May the Lord wrap you in his loving embrace and hold you up through this sad time.
    Sr/ Mary Diane CahillDear Mariette, Al, Cassandra, Amanda, Julie and family, I am so sorry to hear about the sudden and unexpected death of one of my favorite students; Jason. My prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time of mourning the loss of such a wonderful man. I will miss him greatly as will you. Although I will be out of town on both Wed. and Thursday you will all be in my prayers. Much love and many prayers, Sr. Mary Diane
    Susan C. LloydMy deepest sympathies and condolences on your Family’s very sad loss. May you find comfort in the healing power of family and friends
    Jane Abbott former worker at RMHCDear Al and family I am so sorry for your the loss of your son ,my thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Rene &Mary Van BommelOur sincere condolences to the Derks, Brown and Vandenberg Families. No words can ease your loss but we are thinking of you and keeping your in our prayers.
    Shelley HolbrookMariett, Al and family, our sincere sympathy goes out to you and your family on the tragic loss of Jason. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Take care. Love Shelley(Hollingsworth) and Jim Holbrook and family.
    Judy, Marian, Janey & Connie (Vera Brown's Daughters)Words cannot adequately express our sorrow at your loss. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Al & Helen DenningWe are very saddened to hear of the loss of your dear son Jason, Marietta & Al. Our thoughts & prayers are with you both & all your family.
    Janis and Henry BensThere are no right words at this time. Our prayers are with you and please reach out if we can help in anyway during this time.
    Gene and Jean ThurstonOur hearts ache for you all as you deal with the tragic loss of this precious husband, father, son, brother, grandson and friend. We know Al and Merriette from Friendship and extend to them our special thoughts and prayers as well as the entire family. May there be some comfort in knowing you are being lifted up before the throne of grace and peace.
    Joe & Deb Van HaarenSo sad to hear of your tragic loss, our sincere sympathies to Al, Mariette and family. Our thoughts are with you.
    Robin BonaventuraAl , Marietta , & entire family .... Hold onto all the love & strength surrounding you (both near & far). Know that there are many who care & are lifting you up in their thoughts & prayers! Robin Bonaventura (another friend from Friendship)
    David and Gail KincadeAlbert and family, keeping you close in prayer. There are no words to describe how sorry we are for the loss of your precious son. May God give you peace and strength through this valley.
    Margaret SmithMy heartfelt condolences to Mariette, Al and Julie and family. This is such a tragedy and my heart aches for you. Treasure the love and memories because through them he will live in your hearts. Hugs to all xoxo
    Steve and Bonnie BrownMay the love and support of family and friends surround you all. Remember Jason as a loving son, brother, husband, father and a respected member of the community. Al and Mariette, your Friendship neighbors are holding you in our hearts and prayers.
    Adam and Ingrid VieiraAl and Mariette, our deepest condolences to you and your family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
    Troy & Shelley McClayFriends of Steele and Brien, so sorry to the entire family for your loss.
    Rob & Elaine VanderminnenOur deepest condolences to you, Julie, and the Derks and Brown families at this most difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you are all in our prayers.
    Helga Howald & familyOur deepest sympathies , our thoughts and prayers are with you all
    Cathy Romaine RMHC LondonMy heartfelt sympathy for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Jodi Taut (Former RMCH-L )My deepest condolences to Al and all of Jason's loved ones. Thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace and soar with the angels.
    Uncle Pete & Aunt Thera Derks.We are sorry we could not make the visitation & funeral service, because we were on holidays. Our prayers are with you all , to give you strenght through this most difficult time.
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