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vanDriel, Hendrik G.

VanDRIEL, Hendrik (Henk) Gysbertus - Of Guelph-Eramosa Township, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, April 22, 2017, with his family by his side. Beloved husband and best friend of 54 years to Erke VanDriel (nee Verhagen). Loving Dad to Audrey (Keith) McNorton, Marcia VanDriel (John Gyoroky), Andy (Jennifer) VanDriel. Opa/Papa to Jennifer McNorton, Sara (Dustin) Harrietha, Laura McNorton, Kevin VanDriel (Jamie Morris), Ioleen, Bevin and Gabriel VanDriel. Great Opa to Lydia McNorton. Loved brother of Winnie (John 2012) VanderLee, John (Lucy) VanDriel, Jennie ( 2014) (Ron) Winch. Brother-In-Law of Jean (Bill 2009) Verhagen and Sandra (Jim) Henley (Ralph Verhagen 2009). Will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by nephew Scott Verhagen (1989) and Great Nephew Jack Verhagen (2016). Predeceased by his parents Cornelius (1989) and Wilhelmina VanDriel (1990).
Friends will be received at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph on Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 12 noon until the time of service at 1:30 p.m. Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre. Henk was not a suit and tie kind of guy, so please dress casually. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated.
A huge thank you to everyone at the Grand River Cancer Centre, Bayshore Home Health Palliative Care Team and all the PSWs who helped care for Dad.
A tree will be planted in memory of Hendrik G. (Henk) VanDriel in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm.

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