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VanKooten, Johanna Elizabeth (Died)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 4 May 2016, A, p. 8, column 9
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VanKOOTEN, Johanna Elizabeth - Passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at the Woodstock Hospital in her 87th year. Born in the Netherlands, she immigrated to Canada with her husband in 1965 where she proudly called Canada home. Dear mother of Paul (Helen) of Brantford and Renee of Simcoe. Predeceased by her husband Johannes (John) 2001, and son in law Bob Cummings 2008. Much loved Gramma to Andrew Cummings and his brother Matthew (Karly) and children Blake and Kennedy; Brittany, Rachel and Scott Bennett. Special Tante Bep to Jan Hooiveld of Holland, Marijke Lantz and Gretije Snow both of Texas. Johanna leaves behind many family members in Holland. Johanna was known for her incredible sewing skills, having designed and sewn many skating costumes, wedding dresses and repair work for over 50 years. She made friends every where she went and you were considered fortunate if she shared her homemade jams with you. Friends will be received at the KEITH OVINGTON FUNERAL HOME , 134 King Street Burford, on Saturday, May 7, 2026 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. followed by a funeral service to be held in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment Pioneer Cemetery, Burford. In honour of our mother's love for all animals donations to either the Brant S.P.C.A or the World Wildlife Fund Canada would be appreciated. Keith Ovington 519-449-1112 www.keithovington.ca Many thanks to Drs. Fryer, Brioux and Korvemaker and the nurses of the palliative unit who provided kind and compassionate care during our mom's last weeks.

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4 May 2016
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3 May 2016
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.13339 Longitude: -80.7497
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VanKooten, Johanna Elizabeth (Died)