deHoog, Andries 'Andy'

deHoog, Andries 'Andy'

October 8th, 2020

At the age of 92, of London, Ontario, passed away on Thursday, October 8th, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was born in Reeuwijk, the Netherlands in 1928. After immigrating to Canada in 1952, he established himself as a master framer until he became the superintendent for Eadie & Willcock Homes, building a large portion of homes in the Byron area. His reputation of being honest, fair and ensuring a high-quality standard was well-known. He truly enjoyed his profession and the people he worked with. Andries married Lily, the love of his life, and shared 67 years of marriage. Loving father of Lily Farrow and partner Mark, Ingrid Cook and the late Glenn Cook, and Peter deHoog and partner Cheryl. Proud Opa of Christian, Colin (Kathryn), Tyler, Andrew, Derek (Amanda) and Joshua. Dear Great-Opa of Blake, Weston and Carter, as well as two babies on the way. He is survived by siblings, John deHoog, Rose Vanderkruk (Keith) and many nieces and nephews both in Canada and the Netherlands. Cremation has taken place. The family will hold a private graveside service at Mount Pleasant Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Andy are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. 

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Holly JordanDear Lily and Family, I'm so sorry to read of Andy's passing. I always enjoyed visiting with Andy; he had such a wonderful sense of humour and quick wit. I will always remember his patience in teaching me Dutch - one new word each week was all I could handle! May your wonderful memories bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Vaarwel mijn vriend, Holly Jordan
Kathy and Ray BurninghamDear Lil and Mark, We are so sorry to read of your Father's passing. All those wonderful memories you have collected over the years will be invaluable during the difficult days ahead. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers Kathy and Ray
Harry & Ann BrouwerDear Lily & Family our sincere condolences you are in our thoughts and prayers
Ella BakDear Lily and Family. I'm so sorry to read of Andy's passing,you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Anna & Keith DelineDear Lily & Family. We are sorry to hear of Andy's passing. He was very good and helpful neighbour to us for many years. Our sympathies to all the Family.
Bonnie MandersSincere Sympathy to Andy's family. My husband worked for Andy for many years and spoke highly of Andy. RIP Andy.
Cheryle Anne Mac BelfordLillian, I am truly sorry to hear about your father's death. I remember him as such a hard working man. He was kind enough to check out a house for us when we were buying our first home. Please tell your mother that mom, David and I send our sympathies. Cheryle Anne & David
Eric and Liz VanderkrukDear Tante Lily and cousins, Lillian, Ingrid, Peter and families - Liz and I were deeply saddened to hear the news of Oom Dre's passing. Your family holds a very special place in our hearts and we are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Eric and Liz
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