Vermeer, Cornelia Maria “Mary” (nee van der Wel)

July 9, 1931 – February 13, 2019

After a long journey with Parkinson’s, we wish to announce that Cornelia Maria Vermeer died peacefully in her 88th year on February 13, 2019 at Shalom Manor in Grimsby, Ontario. Mary leaves her beloved husband, William “Bill” Vermeer after 66 years of devoted marriage. She is predeceased by her dearly loved son Walter Vermeer (2012). Cherished mother to Anne (Arne) Yaraskavitch, Janet Macleod (Tony Brull), Chuck (Meme Huisman), PJ (Margaret), Bill (Alice), Arch (Lorraine), Lisa Heuving (Darren Brown), Terry, Ian (Mireille), Dave (Nancy). Mary leaves behind her two brothers in the Netherlands John (Annie) van der Wel and Wim (Wil) van der Wel. She will be fondly remembered by 37 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Mary’s passing will be mourned by many extended family and friends. Visitation at Mountainview Christian Reformed Church, 290 Main Street East, Grimsby on Monday, February 18, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be celebrated at the church on
Tuesday, February 19 at 12 p.m. If desired, memorial
contributions to Shalom Manor or Grimsby Life Centre
would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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