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Maria Heslinga

Maria Catharina Heslinga (Westerveld)

Wednesday, November 2nd, 1932 - Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Obituary

HESLINGA, Maria Catharina – at The Bridge Hospice, Warkworth on Thursday, July 18, 2019, age 86 years. Daughter of the Late Abraham and Renske (Buma) Westerveld. Loving wife of Klaas Heslinga. Dear mother of Gerben 'Ben' Heslinga and his wife Michele Houle of Kemptville, John Heslinga and his wife Deb of Campbellford and Renita Wood and her husband Mark of Burlington. Ever remembered by her four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Survived by brothers Abe Westerveld and his wife Pat, Harry Westerveld and his wife Stella and Leo Westerveld and his wife the late Nancy Westerveld. Predeceased by siblings Jan, Joop and Alice. Visitation will be at The Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 204 Main Street, Brighton on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 beginning at 11 o'clock. Service to follow in the Church at 12 o'clock. Pastor Ryan Braam officiating. Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to The Bridge Hospice Warkworth, (thebridgehospice.com), would be appreciated by the family. On-line condolences at rushnellfamilyservices.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Fellowship Christian Reformed Church
    Address
    204 Main Street
    BRIGHTON, ON K0K 1H0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Fellowship Christian Reformed Church
    Address
    204 Main Street
    BRIGHTON, ON K0K 1H0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Ryan Braam
  • Interment

    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 |
    When
    Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
    Location
    Mount Hope Cemetery
    Address
    103 County Road 30
    Brighton, Ontario K0K1H0
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  • Reception

    Location
    Fellowship Christian Reformed Church
    Address
    204 Main Street
    BRIGHTON, ON K0K 1H0
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ET

Elaine Jacqueline Tweedie

Posted at 06:10pm
Know that our love, thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. Big hugs, Ellie Tweedie, Jim Harris & family XO
HW

Harry Westerveld

Posted at 03:22pm
We would like to express our sincere condolences to Klaas , Ben and Michelle, John and Deb , Renita and Mark and their families in the death of Marie. She was a great sister to us and we spent so many unforgettable days together in Florida and Brighton. She with Klaas were always so hospitable and welcoming. We have so many nice memories of our visits and will never forget. She is now pain free and happy at home with Jesus , and trust this will be be a great comfort to the family, even though she will be greatly missed. Harry and Stella Westerveld
PW

Peter Westerveld

Posted at 06:53am
Dear Uncle Klaas, Renata, John, Ben and family,

Our heartfelt condolences with the passing of your wife and your mother, our 'Tante' Marie. She was a remarkable woman. It seems only yesterday when she shared her memories of the Westerveld family in Tuindorp-Oostzaan (Amsterdam) before Klaas and she emigrated to Canada, the history of the first, hard years in Canada and her stories on her kids and grandschildren, full of pride. She was hands-on and taught us to get going, do the work, take care of family and support anyone in need. We will surely miss her.


Sincerely,
Ineke Legtenberg and Peter Westerveld
BP

Bill Pearson

Posted at 10:20am
Dear John, Deb and Family,
Sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother . You will always have Memories of the good times with her and your family, and it sounds like there were many to share .
Sincerely,
Bill & Janice Pearson
MH

Marianne Hoogeveen

Posted at 06:02am
Our thoughts are with you all. We remember your Mom as a warm and Happy
person. She was so proud of all her kids and (great) grand children and loved to talk about them. We have had lots of contact through the years and she was always the family connexion and very supportive with our care for our mom. "We hope that you will be there for each other, today and in the future"; were always her last words.
With love Marianne en Ton Hoogeveen-Westerveld (NL)
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