Ruyter, Peter

Ruyter, Peter

December 26th, 2019

1941 ~ 2019  

It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of Peter Nicolaas Johannes Ruyter. Peter passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his children and his beloved dog, Teddy, on Thursday, December 26, 2019, after a brief battle with cancer. Peter was born in Venhuizen, Netherlands to his late parents Gerard (1998) and Trijntje (2006) Ruyter. He is predeceased by his wife Betty Poels-Ruyter (2017), to whom he was married for 52 years. Loving father of Annette Ruyter (Nick) of Taiwan, Jeff Ruyter (Jehan) of Maple Ridge, BC, Petula Ruyter of Airdrie, AB and Luke Ruyter (Carrie) of Lucan, ON. Proud Opa of grandchildren: Jason, Eric, Andrew, Ashley, Kyle, Jeremiah, Mackenzie, Olivia, Jaxson; and two great-grandchildren, Lillith and Scarlett. He is predeceased by brother John (Vera) Ruyter (1970) and sister Margaret Zwaan (2009). Beloved brother of Trudy Taylor, Els (Jan) Jorritsma, Nick (Diane) Ruyter, Jerry Ruyter, Afra (Mike) Ruyter, Tony (Elizabeth) Ruyter, Hans (Janice) Ruyter, Kees (Marilyn) Ruyter, Henk (Cathy) Ruyter, Gitta (Rick) Palmer, Marijke (Ted) Garden and William (Karen) Ruyter. Sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. He brought love and laughter to everyone. A Celebration of Peter's Life will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to LHSF - The Baker Centre for Pancreatic Cancer, Humane Society London & Middlesex or any act of love or kindness will be a fitting memorial to Peter.

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Diny & Bill Poels and FamilyWe would like to express our condoleances to your family Ruiter from our family Diny and Bill Poels from Oeffelt Holland. Our last visit to Canada we had a nice visit with your mom and Dad, we keep warm memories from them in our harts. We are thinking of you.
Antoon & Diny RoetOur sincere condolences to all of you Grtz. Antoon Roet and Diny Ruijter
Jerry and Margaret PoelsOur deepest condolences . Our thoughts are with all of the family during this difficult time. Uncle Jerry and Aunt Margaret
Josie and Willy FransenWe are so sorry about your loss.We wish you all comfort now,peace soon,and warm memories forever.
Ko RuijterCondolences to all of you Cousin Ko
Pete and Paula SeredaDear Luke & Carrie, Mackenzie, Olivia & Jaxson Our deepest sympathy to you all for the loss of your father and grandfather. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers and sending you LOVE and HUGS from our hearts.
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